Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 69.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0YJPT1
Memory26 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130828
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 23:28
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3770-$184
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
69.1% Good
Memory 81.2
1-Core 105
2-Core 159
70% 115 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 414
48% 364 Pts
64-Core 493
33% 493 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 388
Reflection 362
Parallax 394
102% 381 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 395
Splatting 244
105% 292 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 94 90 122 78 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
65.6% Good
Read 136
Write 126
Mixed 54.1
SusWrite 92.7
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 114%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB
6TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 26 27 27 27 27 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
15.4% Very poor
Read 26.2
Write 20.5
Mixed 25
SusWrite 25.9
18% 24.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.6
201% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 15.4%
Great: 94%
Seagate FreeAgent 1.5TB
769GB free, PID 3008
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 42 42 41 40 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
19.5% Very poor
Read 40.4
Write 39.3
Mixed 28
SusWrite 41
50% 37.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
87% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04F1AA28-15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
46.5% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 14.6
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 13.8
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 80%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 1,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $184
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