Dell XPS 8930

Performance Results

Gaming 21%
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 21%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics12.9% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive243% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS 8930  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0T2HR0
Memory56.1 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190401
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateSep 16 '19 at 17:59
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i9-9900-$342
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Memory 86.7
1-Core 143
2-Core 286
94% 172 Pts
4-Core 554
8-Core 998
93% 776 Pts
64-Core 1,459
90% 1,459 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 95%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K1200
HP(103C 1140) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1032 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 353.30
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
12.9% Very poor
Lighting 16.2
Reflection 12.9
Parallax 13.3
13% 14.1 fps
MRender 19.4
Gravity 13.7
Splatting 13.3
12% 15.5 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 12.9%
Great: 14%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
356GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXA74D1Q Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1643 810 546 590 604 597 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 2,006
Write 1,802
Mixed 1,277
SusWrite 798
329% 1,471 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 67.4
232% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 987
DQ Write 916
DQ Mixed 1,013
743% 972 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 243%
Great: 296%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown M378A2K43CB1-CTD 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
80% Excellent
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 25.4
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 25.2
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 80%
This bench: 80%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8930 Builds (Compare 6,237 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 30%

System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $332
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