Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 69.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics6.05% 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 Drive75% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190719
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateDec 06 '19 at 23:59
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700T
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
69.9% Good
Memory 89.5
1-Core 85.2
2-Core 166
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 447
46% 360 Pts
64-Core 455
31% 455 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06B9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7263
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
6.05% Terrible
Lighting 20.9
Reflection 27.2
Parallax 23.2
6% 23.8 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 19.7
Splatting 32.7
6% 25.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.05%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 126 103 100 102 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
75% Very good
Read 437
Write 208
Mixed 274
SusWrite 122
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 35.6
123% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 185
161% 240 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 75%
Great: 85%
Sandisk SD8SN8U128G1122 128GB
99GB free
Firmware: X4120000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 136 95 88 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 442
Write 231
Mixed 161
SusWrite 101
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 34.6
111% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 146
132% 207 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.1
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 22.1
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 77%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 1,507 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $279
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