Dell OptiPlex 790

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 36.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics60% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (58%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 790
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 790  (all builds)
Memory17.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 23:04
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 58%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-2400-$105
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
36.7% Below average
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 80.6
SC Mixed 74.7
62% 77.9 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 165
QC Mixed 141
42% 183 Pts
MC Int 239
MC Float 271
MC Mixed 256
38% 256 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
60% Good
Lighting 178
Reflection 170
Parallax 186
56% 178 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 173
Splatting 115
63% 145 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 320GB-$59
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GM3OA57A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 45 48 45 59 59 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
21.4% Poor
Read 24.5
Write 59.3
Mixed 15.2
SusWrite 49.5
27% 37.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 21.4%
Great: 46%
WD My Passport 0837 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0837
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 24 25 25 25 24 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
14.7% Very poor
Read 29.5
Write 24.5
Mixed 24.3
SusWrite 24.6
34% 25.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
84% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL10 Series 04CB DDR3 1600 04CB DDR3 1600 24GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
27.6% Poor
MC Read 8.5
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 8.1
26% 9 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 8.3
26% 9.03 GB/s
Latency 99.3
40% 99.3 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical OptiPlex 790 Builds (Compare 6,052 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $172
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