Dell XPS 8900

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics17.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8900  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0XJ8C4
Memory14.5 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171210
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '20 at 14:42
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$293
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Memory 69.9
1-Core 107
2-Core 198
72% 125 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 572
64% 489 Pts
64-Core 544
36% 544 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 86%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
Nvidia(10DE 105F) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
17.5% Very poor
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 39.7
Parallax 63.7
0% 34.5 fps
MRender 52.6
Gravity 65.6
Splatting 38.4
18% 52.2 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 21%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06B8) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4849
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
5.83% Terrible
Lighting 21.6
Reflection 27.1
Parallax 23.7
6% 24.1 fps
MRender 22
Gravity 19.3
Splatting 33
6% 24.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.83%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 9.6 10 16 34 17 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Read 26.5
Write 12.5
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 16.5
16% 21.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1.7
282% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A1G43DB0-CPB M378A1G43DB0-CPB M378A5143EB1-CPB M378A5143EB1-CPB 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
69.7% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23.2
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 21
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8900 Builds (Compare 6,119 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8900

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $493
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