Dell PowerEdge 2970

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 31%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemDell PowerEdge 2970
MotherboardDell PowerEdge 2970  (all builds)
Memory29.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20091110
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateOct 20 '19 at 05:49
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
1st CPU: Six-Core AMD Opteron 2431
CPU1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
31% Below average
1-Core 44.4
2-Core 87.4
31% 65.9 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 354
33% 265 Pts
64-Core 527
35% 527 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 31%
Great: 31%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD RE4 1TB (2010)-$35
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1V02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 59 61 61 59 63 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
35.4% Below average
Read 61.9
Write 56.4
Mixed 45.8
SusWrite 60.9
42% 56.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
AD HYMP151P72CP4-Y5 8x4GB
8 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR2 667 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
25.1% Poor
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 8.6
26% 9.17 GB/s
SC Read 4.4
SC Write 4
SC Mixed 6.4
14% 4.93 GB/s
Latency 145
28% 145 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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