Dell XPS 8900

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 8900  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0XJ8C4
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171210
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 03:27
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 i7-6700-$312
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.2% Good
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 96.5
SC Mixed 94.2
75% 93.2 Pts
QC Int 291
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 308
70% 307 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 607
MC Mixed 554
82% 548 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
65% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 170
Parallax 189
61% 186 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 191
Splatting 148
68% 159 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
300GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 90 93 100 79 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 118
Write 136
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 91.2
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 115%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
854GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 104 105 106 105 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
67% Good
Read 128
Write 129
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 104
83% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 67%
Great: 83%
SMI USB DISK 1GB
1GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.7 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.2 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
4.12% Terrible
Read 18.7
Write 1.5
Mixed 1.7
SusWrite 3
6% 6.23 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
12% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.12%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
69.2% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 22.5
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 19.7
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 78%
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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 XPS 8900 Builds (Compare 3,348 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8900

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $477
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