Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 67.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.47% 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 Drive63% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160912
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateOct 01 '19 at 22:27
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$190
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
67.9% Good
1-Core 100
2-Core 192
69% 146 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 391
54% 391 Pts
64-Core 387
26% 387 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06B9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
5.47% Terrible
Lighting 19.2
Reflection 24.4
Parallax 21.3
5% 21.6 fps
MRender 19.8
Gravity 18.4
Splatting 30.8
6% 23 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.47%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$32
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 61 54 46 61 34 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
63% Good
Read 477
Write 344
Mixed 302
SusWrite 81.1
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 31.7
120% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30.5
DQ Write 64.7
DQ Mixed 30.1
28% 41.8 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 63%
Great: 81%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$23
42GB free
Firmware: MS1OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 108 109 109 108 109 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 108
Write 79
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 106
57% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 104%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$6
13GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 23 23 22 22 22 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
30.4% Below average
Read 132
Write 26
Mixed 38
SusWrite 22.7
57% 54.7 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 2.7
169% 3.47 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF51264AZ-2G1B1 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.1% Good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 20.9
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 20.7
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 3,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $259
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