Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (99%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NW73C
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 27 '19 at 20:09
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 99%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-3350P-$165
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
56.5% Above average
1-Core 83.7
2-Core 168
59% 126 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 298
43% 311 Pts
64-Core 316
21% 316 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
915GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 66 128 94 80 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
55.7% Above average
Read 110
Write 162
Mixed 67
SusWrite 83.8
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.3
85% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 113%
Memorex Mini 8GB
3GB free, PID 070a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.9 3.3 2 3.3 3.2 2.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
4.24% Terrible
Read 16.7
Write 3.5
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 2.7
8% 7.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
18% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.24%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 18.8
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 16.6
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 5,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $259
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