Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive31.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '19 at 06:53
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i5-2500-$133
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
64.1% Good
SC Int 88.7
SC Float 89.2
SC Mixed 89.6
71% 89.2 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 300
QC Mixed 330
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 340
51% 338 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.91
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 205
Parallax 220
69% 217 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 213
Splatting 167
76% 178 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Galax TA1D0120A 120GB
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 63 63 65 64 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
31.6% Below average
Read 297
Write 259
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 68.3
39% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 13.1
4K Mixed 18.1
31% 10.5 MB/s
DQ Read 96.8
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 10.5
34% 72.1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 79%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
598GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 152 153 154 156 159 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 156
Write 119
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 154
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5673EH1-CH9 M378B5273DH0-CK0 Hynix HMT325U6BFR8C-H9 M378B5173DB0-CK0 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
50.1% Above average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.9
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 15.3
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 50%
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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 990 Builds (Compare 7,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $409
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