Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 58.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics0.77% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory0.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150826
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateSep 01 '19 at 16:50
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-2400-$87
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
58.2% Above average
1-Core 86.3
2-Core 172
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 325
45% 328 Pts
64-Core 327
22% 327 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 047E) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.77% Terrible
Lighting 3.2
Reflection 3.6
Parallax 3
1% 3.27 fps
MRender 3.7
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 4.6
1% 3.53 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.77%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$74
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0330AA
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 457
Write 413
Mixed 384
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 53.3
4K Mixed 32.5
106% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 246
209% 303 MB/s
Poor: 56% Great: 96%
WD Blue 250GB (2010)-$23
221GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 93 108 109 95 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 114
Write 110
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 101
72% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 71%
Seagate External Drive 250GB
22GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 25 25 25 25 25 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Read 27
Write 23
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 25.2
33% 24.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
60% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 17%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
212GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 27 27 27 27 26 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
12.4% Very poor
Read 32
Write 24
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 26.6
31% 23.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
32% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 12.4%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5773CH0-CH9 M378B5773CH0-CH9 Micron 8KTF25664AZ-1G4M1 M378B5773CH0-CH9 8GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.5% Average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 13.6
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 13.6
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 9,773 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

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