Dell OptiPlex 3040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 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 45.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.63% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 3040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 3040  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171206
Uptime7.5 Days
Run DateJan 07 '20 at 12:12
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-6100-$115
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
45.5% Average
1-Core 107
2-Core 121
59% 114 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 241
26% 200 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06BB) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7262
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
3.63% Terrible
Lighting 14.3
Reflection 13.8
Parallax 14.1
4% 14.1 fps
MRender 6.8
Gravity 14.1
Splatting 0.3
4% 7.07 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.63%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$56
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 107 102 96 85 82 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 399
Write 357
Mixed 289
SusWrite 114
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 29.3
109% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 172
150% 223 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
388GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 120 125 123 121 126 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 125
Write 118
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 123
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-050.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
22.6% Poor
MC Read 8
MC Write 7.1
MC Mixed 6.6
21% 7.23 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 7.6
19% 6.73 GB/s
Latency 96.8
41% 96.8 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 3040 Builds (Compare 2,415 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $230
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