Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 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 55%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.84% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
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.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130314
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateSep 17 '19 at 00:10
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2400-$150
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
55% Above average
Memory 78.9
1-Core 79.2
2-Core 117
59% 91.8 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 202
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 55%
Great: 75%
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 above expectations (73rd percentile)
0.84% Terrible
Lighting 1.1
Reflection 1.38
Parallax 0.97
1% 1.15 fps
MRender 1.76
Gravity 0.8
Splatting 1.96
1% 1.51 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.84%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 115 134 138 140 135 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 131
Write 132
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 127
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 98%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
713GB free
Firmware: 9401
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 15 15 16 16 16 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Read 27.1
Write 28
Mixed 27
SusWrite 15.3
18% 24.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.5
177% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 100%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 1TB
555GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 16 15 15 15 17 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
13.3% Very poor
Read 29.3
Write 29
Mixed 23.7
SusWrite 16
18% 24.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.6
162% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 13.3%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown RMR5030EB68F9W1600 0443 RMR5030EF68F9W1600 0443 RMR5030EB68F9W1600 0443 RMR5030EB68F9W1600 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.9% Average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 14.4
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 13
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 82.5
48% 82.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 48%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,502 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $276
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