Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics27.5% 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 Drive99.8% 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.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB 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.
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0YJPT1
Memory15.4 GB free of 20 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120525
Uptime7 Days
Run DateJul 13 '20 at 04:35
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User CHN-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i7-3770-$297
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Memory 85.6
1-Core 100
2-Core 206
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 513
53% 417 Pts
64-Core 522
35% 522 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
AMD(1002 0B04) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
27.5% Poor
Lighting 35.1
Reflection 31.7
Parallax 42.4
29% 36.4 fps
MRender 27.7
Gravity 31.1
Splatting 37.3
17% 32 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.5%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$53
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 366 364 363 370 367 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 450
Mixed 420
SusWrite 369
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 41
133% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 365
275% 367 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 130%
Hitachi HTS545032B9A300 320GB-$59
81GB free
Firmware: PB3OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 57 59 59 59 59 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
35.1% Below average
Read 63.3
Write 61.1
Mixed 34
SusWrite 58.7
40% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 43%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
887GB free
Firmware: CC4G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 155 156 156 153 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 155
Write 132
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 156
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 89%
Great: 114%
WD My Book 1TB
18GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 20 20 20 21 21 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Read 32.8
Write 25
Mixed 22.4
SusWrite 20.4
33% 25.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
56% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 22%
WD My Book 1235 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 1235
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 21 20 20 21 21 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
15.4% Very poor
Read 33.7
Write 24.8
Mixed 24.3
SusWrite 20.5
34% 25.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
98% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 15.4%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-518.A00LF Micron 8JTF25664AZ-1G6M1 9905403-518.A00LF Micron 8JTF25664AZ-1G6M1 20GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 2048, 8192, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
56% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 17.5
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 17.8
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 2,463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $297
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