Dell OptiPlex 980

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics6.76% 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 Drive57.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 980
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 980  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180227
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 01:24
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3 550-$168
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
47.5% Average
Memory 61.8
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 94
50% 77.8 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 181
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro 2000
Nvidia(10DE 084A) 1GB
CLim: 625 MHz, MLim: 652 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 353.62
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
6.76% Terrible
Lighting 22.5
Reflection 23.1
Parallax 19.9
6% 21.8 fps
MRender 20.7
Gravity 24
Splatting 19.6
7% 21.4 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.76%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 210 209 207 207 208 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
57.1% Above average
Read 221
Write 213
Mixed 206
SusWrite 207
48% 212 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 28
99% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 95.9
DQ Mixed 97.7
77% 108 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 250GB (2007)-$28
233GB free
Firmware: 02.03E02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 82 82 84 84 83 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 79.9
Write 79.6
Mixed 53.9
SusWrite 82.1
54% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 1 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-1600C9-4GAB 04CD000004CD F3-1600C9-4GAB 859B0000802C BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 859B0000802C BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
27.6% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 12.1
28% 9.8 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 5.8
SC Mixed 7.9
18% 6.4 GB/s
Latency 122
33% 122 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 980 Builds (Compare 3,753 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 980

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $247
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