Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 53.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics10.9% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0YJPT1
Memory5.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121019
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateJun 07 '19 at 00:41
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3770-$266
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
53.6% Above average
1-Core 90.2
2-Core 168
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 500
50% 399 Pts
64-Core 523
35% 523 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 640
Nvidia(10DE 093D) 1GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
10.9% Very poor
Lighting 27.5
Reflection 22
Parallax 34.2
9% 27.9 fps
MRender 26
Gravity 32
Splatting 27.1
12% 28.4 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.9%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 439
Write 331
Mixed 292
78% 354 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 30.5
100% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 153
164% 275 MB/s
Poor: 66% Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: DC4A
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 23.1
Write 50.1
Mixed 37.3
28% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5773DH0-CK0 Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G6M1 M378B5773DH0-CK0 Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G6M1 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
56.6% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 17
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.5
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 58%
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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 XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 4,833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $352
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