Dell XPS 8300

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.98% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS 8300  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0Y2MRG
Memory7.1 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111017
Uptime14.1 Days
Run DateOct 02 '19 at 20:08
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2600-$240
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
72.5% Very good
Memory 91.7
1-Core 92.3
2-Core 159
71% 114 Pts
4-Core 289
8-Core 443
47% 366 Pts
64-Core 453
30% 453 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6450
Device(1B0A 909D) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
1.98% Terrible
Lighting 3.13
Reflection 2.46
Parallax 2
2% 2.53 fps
MRender 1.95
Gravity 1.6
Splatting 2.22
1% 1.92 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.98%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 107 117 143 145 149 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 153
Write 146
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 124
86% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.3
211% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 157%
Seagate Backup+ Desktop 4TB
103GB free
Firmware: 1404
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 29 30 30 30 30 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
15.8% Very poor
Read 23.5
Write 28
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 30
20% 27.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.7
200% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 102%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 30 30 30 30 29 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
14.1% Very poor
Read 18
Write 25.5
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 29.6
19% 25.4 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.5
205% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 14.1%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-H9 Samsung M378B5273CH0-CH9 HMT325U6CFR8C-H9 Samsung M378B5273CH0-CH9 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
48.8% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15.1
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 51%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8300 Builds (Compare 3,380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $470
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