Dell Precision WorkStation 690

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 46%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive60.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
SystemDell Precision WorkStation 690  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0MY171
Memory60 GB free of 64 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20080425
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 29 '18 at 05:34
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
1st CPU: Intel Xeon 5150
Microprocessor, 2 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
46% Average
Memory 64
1-Core 41.7
2-Core 82.9
41% 62.9 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 164
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 46%
Great: 49%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
368GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 217 217 218 218 217 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
60.8% Good
Read 219
Write 217
Mixed 201
SusWrite 217
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 35.6
116% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 36.8
DQ Write 77.5
DQ Mixed 48.4
39% 54.2 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 129%
Seagate ST3320613AS 320GB-$30
110GB free
Firmware: CC4H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 76 77 79 79 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 77.7
Write 73.6
Mixed 46.1
SusWrite 77.7
50% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 66%
WD WD740ADFD-00NLR1 74GB
3GB free
Firmware: 21.07QR5
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 51.4
Write 58.5
Mixed 35.6
36% 48.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
190% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 27% Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8x8GB
8 of 8 slots used
64GB FB-DIMM DDR2 FB-DIMM
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
18.5% Very poor
MC Read 5.8
MC Write 5.3
MC Mixed 7.2
17% 6.1 GB/s
SC Read 3.3
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 4.7
13% 4.5 GB/s
Latency 116
34% 116 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 137%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision WorkStation 690 Builds (Compare 692 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Precision WorkStation 690

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $85
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