Dell OptiPlex 980

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 45.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.76% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 980
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 980  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100911
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 15:28
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7 860-$280
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
45.8% Average
1-Core 73.6
2-Core 154
53% 114 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 334
37% 284 Pts
64-Core 337
23% 337 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 4550
Dell(1028 0002) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.76% Terrible
Lighting 5.3
Reflection 7.6
Parallax 4.3
1% 5.73 fps
MRender 3.8
Gravity 2.1
Splatting 4.9
1% 3.6 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.76%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 104 110 105 109 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 121
Write 113
Mixed 59.4
SusWrite 104
73% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378B5273CH0-CH9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
42.6% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 12.2
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 13.9
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 980 Builds (Compare 3,227 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 980

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $247
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