Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.94% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory6.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190228
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 29 '20 at 23:20
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500-$198
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
65.2% Good
Memory 82.6
1-Core 92.3
2-Core 190
72% 122 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 346
40% 305 Pts
64-Core 378
25% 378 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06B9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7262
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
3.94% Terrible
Lighting 18.9
Reflection 23.9
Parallax 21.4
5% 21.4 fps
MRender 0.2
Gravity 17.3
Splatting 0.1
4% 5.87 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.94%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$50
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 464
Write 350
Mixed 316
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 31.7
106% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 250
204% 292 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A5143EB1-CPB 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
53.5% Above average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 17.6
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 13.7
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 4,326 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $293
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