Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.04% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '19 at 19:17
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
52.8% Above average
1-Core 96.6
2-Core 169
64% 133 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 459
48% 376 Pts
64-Core 449
30% 449 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5450
MSI(1462 2127) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.04% Terrible
Lighting 3.9
Reflection 5
Parallax 5.1
1% 4.67 fps
MRender 3.9
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 4.6
1% 3.6 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.04%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 2.5 7mm 128GB
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT08D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 126 128 129 127 99 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 453
Write 135
Mixed 157
SusWrite 122
47% 217 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 36.2
4K Mixed 18.8
73% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 62.9
95% 186 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
115GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 184 182 186 188 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 176
Mixed 79.1
SusWrite 182
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
Hitachi HDT721032SLA360 320GB-$26
164GB free
Firmware: ST2OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 88 87 87 88 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 100
Write 93.9
Mixed 49.4
SusWrite 82.6
60% 81.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMX8GX3M2A1600C9 029E CMX8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
50% Above average
MC Read 17
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.3
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50%
Great: 53%
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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 7,839 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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $377
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