Dell XPS 8930

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive202% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemDell XPS 8930  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0DF42J
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:32
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-8700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 134
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 496
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 988
MC Float 1,098
MC Mixed 1,016
155% 1,034 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$220
Dell(1028 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.25
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 229
Reflection 196
Parallax 208
68% 211 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 209
Splatting 164
75% 176 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
878GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 904 938 919 826 937 907 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,508
Write 942
Mixed 679
SusWrite 905
225% 1,009 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 45.2
161% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 928
DQ Write 755
DQ Mixed 351
396% 678 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 202%
Great: 227%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 23.4
82% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 26.5
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 85%
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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 8930 Builds (Compare 3,701 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $508
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