Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics33.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
22 days ago, 22 days ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory1.3 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110528
Uptime84.1 Days
Run DateJun 25 '19 at 04:49
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-2600-$310
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
66.7% Good
SC Int 96.4
SC Float 97.2
SC Mixed 97.3
78% 97 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 323
75% 332 Pts
MC Int 444
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 471
68% 457 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$99
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.16
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
33.9% Below average
Lighting 103
Reflection 64.9
Parallax 99.9
32% 89.3 fps
MRender 79.4
Gravity 97.1
Splatting 73.1
36% 83.2 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
641GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 68 59 128 151 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 170
Write 161
Mixed 104
SusWrite 106
100% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-H9 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
46.7% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 14
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.3
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 51%
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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 7,364 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $414
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