Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.38% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190228
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '20 at 03:28
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$350
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
77% Very good
Memory 85.2
1-Core 111
2-Core 217
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 593
61% 482 Pts
64-Core 590
40% 590 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 340X
Dell(1028 0083) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
4.38% Terrible
Lighting 5.5
Reflection 4.35
Parallax 7.06
4% 5.64 fps
MRender 4.24
Gravity 5.57
Splatting 3.48
4% 4.43 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.38%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 186 211 248 214 248 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 860
Write 178
Mixed 404
SusWrite 222
91% 416 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 44.2
119% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 843
DQ Write 78.1
DQ Mixed 154
190% 358 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 147%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6AFR8N-UH 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
37% Below average
MC Read 14
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 10.2
35% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 12.2
SC Mixed 10.7
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 37%
Great: 44%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 3,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $350
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