Dell XPS 8700

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 66.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics12.5% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KWVT8
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150709
Uptime33.8 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 20:23
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 i7-4790-$308
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
66.5% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 94.5
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 330
QC Mixed 316
72% 315 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 570
MC Mixed 566
84% 560 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 745 (OEM)-$60
Nvidia(10DE 1065) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1032 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
12.5% Very poor
Lighting 41
Reflection 33.5
Parallax 31.7
12% 35.4 fps
MRender 22.8
Gravity 37
Splatting 32.5
13% 30.8 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 12.5%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 425
Write 355
Mixed 329
82% 370 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 43.8
140% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 359
269% 359 MB/s
Poor: 79% Great: 135%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 191
Write 88.5
Mixed 104
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 55% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5173EB0-CK0 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
53.3% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 15.9
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.7
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 72.1
55% 72.1 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 61%
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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 8700 Builds (Compare 7,634 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $475
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $366Nvidia GTX 1070 $379Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $159Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $119Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $666SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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