Dell XPS420

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 24.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics4.25% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 3 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.
SystemDell XPS420  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0TP406
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20080623
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 04:46
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 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 Core2 Quad Q6600-$190
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
24.5% Poor
1-Core 36.3
2-Core 74.1
26% 55.2 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 112
18% 126 Pts
64-Core 124
8% 124 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 32%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 4670
MSI(1462 1590) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.7000
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
4.25% Terrible
Lighting 18.5
Reflection 23.2
Parallax 12.1
4% 17.9 fps
MRender 12.4
Gravity 9.6
Splatting 19.6
4% 13.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.25%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 320GB-$59
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GM3O
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 35.8
Mixed 17.5
20% 26.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.3
58% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 19% Great: 46%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$29
409GB free
Firmware: 01.0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 910
Write 54.5
Mixed 71.3
249% 345 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 30% Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
14.7% Very poor
MC Read 5.3
MC Write 4.4
MC Mixed 4.6
14% 4.77 GB/s
SC Read 3.2
SC Write 4
SC Mixed 3.5
10% 3.57 GB/s
Latency 130
31% 130 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 14.7%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS420 Builds (Compare 1,070 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS420

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 25% - Poor Total price: $260
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