Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.66% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 04 '19 at 15:00
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$185
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.8% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 212
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 402
56% 407 Pts
64-Core 409
28% 409 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06B9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
4.66% Terrible
Lighting 14.5
Reflection 22.9
Parallax 18.9
4% 18.8 fps
MRender 16.2
Gravity 16
Splatting 28.8
5% 20.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.66%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 192
Write 136
Mixed 69.9
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 25% Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A5143EB1-CPB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
75.1% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 22.7
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 3,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $299
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