Dell OptiPlex 960

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics31.3% 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 Drive65.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (76%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 960
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 960  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130806
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 07 '20 at 05:22
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 76%
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 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650-$155
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Memory 70.7
1-Core 53.2
2-Core 106
49% 76.8 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 189
27% 194 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3763) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.3% Below average
Lighting 39
Reflection 30.7
Parallax 37.2
32% 35.6 fps
MRender 38.2
Gravity 38.7
Splatting 36.5
31% 37.8 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
752GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 223 229 235 236 236 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
65.5% Good
Read 244
Write 236
Mixed 207
SusWrite 227
52% 229 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 32.5
106% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 185
141% 191 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 119%
WD Blue 250GB (2007)-$30
49GB free
Firmware: 02.03E02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 44 44 44 43 44 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
26.9% Poor
Read 50
Write 56.8
Mixed 39
SusWrite 43.3
35% 47.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
20.4% Poor
MC Read 7
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 6.4
19% 6.63 GB/s
SC Read 4.1
SC Write 5.6
SC Mixed 5.4
14% 5.03 GB/s
Latency 99.7
40% 99.7 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 20.4%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 960 Builds (Compare 813 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 960

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $179
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