Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 13%
Tree trunk
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 5.61%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics3.31% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive14.4% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 05:08
Run Duration296 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$292
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Relative performance (0th percentile)
5.61% Terrible
1-Core 3
2-Core 6.5
2% 4.75 Pts
4-Core 34.4
8-Core 47.8
5% 41.1 Pts
64-Core 48
3% 48 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 5.61%
Great: 63%
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 (25th percentile)
3.31% Terrible
Lighting 12.7
Reflection 13
Parallax 11.9
3% 12.5 fps
MRender 11.4
Gravity 10.5
Splatting 11.9
3% 11.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.31%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$30
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1Z40102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 131 56 59 49 17 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
14.4% Very poor
Read 156
Write 93.2
Mixed 121
SusWrite 79
25% 112 MB/s
4K Read 7
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.1
13% 3.6 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 14.4%
Great: 93%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 500GB
0GB free
Firmware: 0938
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 28.5
Write 23.9
Mixed 13.3
16% 21.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
56% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 16% Great: 61%
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
24.6% Poor
MC Read 10.4
MC Write 7.1
MC Mixed 8.5
25% 8.67 GB/s
SC Read 1.9
SC Write 2.4
SC Mixed 3.2
7% 2.5 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,810 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

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