Dell OptiPlex 980

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.39% 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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 980
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 980  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120525
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 28 '19 at 11:50
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7 860-$280
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
52.7% Above average
1-Core 82.3
2-Core 159
57% 121 Pts
4-Core 283
8-Core 362
42% 323 Pts
64-Core 364
24% 364 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 240
Dell(1028 210B) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 19.7.5
Relative performance (0th percentile)
4.39% Terrible
Lighting 16.6
Reflection 12
Parallax 22.9
4% 17.2 fps
MRender 9.4
Gravity 16.7
Splatting 8.3
4% 11.5 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 4.39%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel X25-M 80GB
5GB free
Firmware: 2CV102M3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 79 81 31 55 26 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
30.8% Below average
Read 234
Write 51.2
Mixed 61.4
SusWrite 51.6
22% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 18.4
4K Mixed 9.4
43% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 66.6
DQ Mixed 22.1
43% 89.9 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 44%
Seagate ST3160318AS 160GB-$25
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 31 42 74 77 52 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 93.8
Write 63
Mixed 54.1
SusWrite 54.2
49% 66.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 859B0000802C BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 80CE000080CE M378B5273CH0-CK0 0198000080AD K531R8-HYA 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
41% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 11.8
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 11.7
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 41%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 980 Builds (Compare 3,213 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 980

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $247
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