Dell OptiPlex 790

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics14.8% 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.
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 790
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 790  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 23:30
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$207
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Memory 89.2
1-Core 98.8
2-Core 192
76% 127 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 468
51% 395 Pts
64-Core 474
32% 474 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
PNY(196E 11C7) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
14.8% Very poor
Lighting 18.9
Reflection 15.4
Parallax 18.1
15% 17.5 fps
MRender 16
Gravity 18.6
Splatting 20.5
10% 18.4 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14.8%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk U110 64GB-$67
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U221000
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 394
Write 179
Mixed 91.8
48% 222 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 11.6
4K Mixed 11.5
42% 12.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32.6
DQ Write 11.3
DQ Mixed 11.3
11% 18.4 MB/s
Poor: 30% Great: 45%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$30
295GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 107 108 107 107 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 104
Write 106
Mixed 65.3
SusWrite 107
70% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 61%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
616GB free
Firmware: JC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 127 127 126 127 126 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 117
Write 113
Mixed 61.3
SusWrite 126
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 0D9B 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.9% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 14.7
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 16
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 790 Builds (Compare 6,614 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $101
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