Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics10.3% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive284% 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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:33
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$310
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
76% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 107
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 366
82% 364 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 642
MC Mixed 609
90% 604 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R7 350X
Dell(1028 0081) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Lighting 29.4
Reflection 29.1
Parallax 44.9
11% 34.5 fps
MRender 18.2
Gravity 27.6
Splatting 23.8
10% 23.2 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
449GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1709 958 594 594 592 589 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
284% Outstanding
Read 2,271
Write 1750
Mixed 1,484
SusWrite 839
354% 1,586 MB/s
4K Read 65.3
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 87.9
298% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,214
DQ Write 1,033
DQ Mixed 1,122
841% 1,123 MB/s
Poor: 127%
This bench: 284%
Great: 294%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$43
28GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 228
Write 174
Mixed 145
221% 182 MB/s
4K Read 8.6
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 7.4
624% 8.67 MB/s
DQ Read 11.8
DQ Write 10
DQ Mixed 9
690% 10.3 MB/s
Poor: 24% Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
71.7% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 22.5
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 22.1
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 77%
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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 OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 1,972 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $310
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