Dell OptiPlex 790

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 52.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics11.9% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
8 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 790
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 790  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime9.6 Days
Run DateDec 08 '18 at 13:50
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-2600-$292
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
52.2% Above average
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 174
62% 132 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 452
47% 371 Pts
64-Core 451
30% 451 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Nvidia(10DE 1D01) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 525 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
11.9% Very poor
Lighting 46.8
Reflection 32.9
Parallax 46.5
12% 42.1 fps
MRender 12.9
Gravity 50.5
Splatting 42.3
12% 35.2 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 11.9%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$52
632GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 17.01H17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 58 45 29 25 39 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
34.4% Below average
Read 81
Write 68.8
Mixed 61.2
SusWrite 38.5
46% 62.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 74%
WD My Passport 0830 2TB
2TB free, PID 0830
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 25 24 22 25 23 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
11.7% Very poor
Read 29.5
Write 23.3
Mixed 19.7
SusWrite 23.5
32% 24 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
50% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 11.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL9-9-9 DDR3-1333 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
50.7% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 15.9
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 55%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 790 Builds (Compare 10,162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $180
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