Dell OptiPlex 980

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 59.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics20.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive47.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 980
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 980  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20101103
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 15 '19 at 03:22
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 870-$300
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
59.4% Above average
SC Int 80.7
SC Float 89.2
SC Mixed 83.6
68% 84.5 Pts
QC Int 282
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 298
67% 294 Pts
MC Int 348
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 378
56% 372 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD FirePro W5000
AMD(1002 0B06) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
20.2% Poor
Lighting 55.3
Reflection 64.7
Parallax 70.6
19% 63.5 fps
MRender 44.4
Gravity 44.2
Splatting 68.6
21% 52.4 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 20.2%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 128GB
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 215 217 215 218 218 MB/s
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.1% Average
Read 228
Write 217
Mixed 180
SusWrite 214
47% 210 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 14.9
62% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 80.8
DQ Mixed 117
91% 128 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 75%
Hitachi HDS721010CLA632 1TB-$114
931GB free
Firmware: JP4OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 137 137 138 138 138 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 133
Write 138
Mixed 66.9
SusWrite 137
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378B5273DH0-CH9 80CE000080CE M378B5273CH0-CH9 80CE000080CE M378B5273CH0-CH9 80CE000080CE M378B5273CH0-CH9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.7% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 12.9
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 12.8
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
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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 980 Builds (Compare 2,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 980

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $235
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