Dell XPS 8930

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive343% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 8930  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0DF42J
Memory18 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190401
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '19 at 23:47
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Memory 81.8
1-Core 126
2-Core 256
87% 155 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 598
74% 552 Pts
64-Core 624
42% 624 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$217
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
62.9% Good
Lighting 281
Reflection 218
Parallax 234
74% 244 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 233
Splatting 174
63% 185 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$180
857GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2123 1995 1433 1431 1429 1442 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
343% Outstanding
Read 2,380
Write 2,204
Mixed 1,467
SusWrite 1,642
431% 1,923 MB/s
4K Read 60
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 85.8
284% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,493
DQ Write 1,180
DQ Mixed 1,285
976% 1,319 MB/s
Poor: 246%
This bench: 343%
Great: 376%
Samsung 860 Evo 2TB-$280
1.5TB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 474 472 471 477 467 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 468
Mixed 453
SusWrite 471
107% 475 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 57.5
190% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 124%
Great: 134%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 4TB
3.5TB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 34 35 34 34 34 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
18.4% Very poor
Read 70.5
Write 119
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 34.1
82% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
16% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 18.4%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
ED9C3616 BLS8G4D26BFSE.16FB 009C3616 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 BLS8G4D26BFSE.16FB 009C3616 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 32GB
2666, 2666, 2666, 2666 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
89.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 29.5
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 27
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
Poor: 89%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 38%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 72%
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System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $498
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