Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 57.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.44% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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.
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '19 at 04:19
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-2600-$217
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
57.5% Above average
1-Core 93.8
2-Core 149
59% 121 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 461
49% 383 Pts
64-Core 469
32% 469 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
Gigabyte(1458 375A) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
3.44% Terrible
Lighting 14.7
Reflection 11.4
Parallax 15.2
4% 13.8 fps
MRender 12.6
Gravity 11.4
Splatting 13.6
3% 12.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.44%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$35
792GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 144 162 164 176 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 193
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 158
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT51264BA160B.C16F Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G6M1 Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 Micron 16KTF51264AZ-1G4M1 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.6% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 15.3
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 16.4
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 10,086 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $268
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