Dell Studio XPS 8100

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 50.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics36.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive37.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
SystemDell Studio XPS 8100
MotherboardDell Studio XPS 8100  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100708
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 21 '19 at 20:36
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7 860-$280
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
50.7% Above average
1-Core 81.4
2-Core 157
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 345
40% 306 Pts
64-Core 350
24% 350 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
Asus(1043 842E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Lighting 115
Reflection 96.9
Parallax 156
30% 123 fps
MRender 104
Gravity 131
Splatting 80.4
37% 105 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP580 120GB
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 189 189 183 187 182 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
37.4% Below average
Read 194
Write 169
Mixed 160
SusWrite 186
40% 177 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 8
56% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 23.4
DQ Write 65.2
DQ Mixed 10.7
18% 33.1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
647GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 164 163 164 164 165 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 143
Write 145
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 164
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.7% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 13
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 12.6
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 102%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Studio XPS 8100 Builds (Compare 2,826 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Dell Studio XPS 8100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $341
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