Dell XPS 8300

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 38.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemDell XPS 8300  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0Y2MRG
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110215
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 11:39
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
38.5% Below average
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 172
62% 131 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 230
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$63
631GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC4G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 87 89 90 89 89 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 86.8
Write 77.8
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 88.7
56% 76.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
4GB free
Firmware: CC3E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 68 70 71 68 54 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Read 67.6
Write 67.3
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 66.5
48% 64.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5773DH0-CH9 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
50.1% Above average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 15.8
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 52%
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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 8300 Builds (Compare 4,777 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell XPS 8300

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