Dell Studio XPS 8100

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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. 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 66.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics78.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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.
Run History
SystemDell Studio XPS 8100
MotherboardDell Studio XPS 8100  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100708
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 04:42
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7 860-$280
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
66.3% Good
Memory 93.4
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 140
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 306
34% 260 Pts
64-Core 313
21% 313 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.1% Very good
Lighting 302
Reflection 286
Parallax 296
79% 295 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 286
Splatting 224
78% 238 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
655GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC4C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 107 157 173 173 179 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 136
Write 64.2
Mixed 48.1
SusWrite 150
72% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 82%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.9% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 13
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 12.4
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 83%
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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 3,223 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell Studio XPS 8100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $365
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