Dell OptiPlex 960

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 45.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.45% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell OptiPlex 960
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 960  (all builds)
Memory2.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090429
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '20 at 17:51
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Duo E8400-$79
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
45.6% Average
Memory 73.3
1-Core 54.7
2-Core 109
50% 78.9 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 106
14% 106 Pts
64-Core 106
7% 106 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 7450
MSI(1462 249F) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.45% Terrible
Lighting 7.3
Reflection 6.4
Parallax 6.5
2% 6.73 fps
MRender 4.1
Gravity 5.1
Splatting 5.1
1% 4.77 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.45%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS545032A7E380 320GB
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GGBZBF40
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 66 48 66 62 65 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 79.1
Write 79.1
Mixed 31
SusWrite 62.6
46% 62.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x1GB
4 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
21.6% Poor
MC Read 7.4
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 6.4
19% 6.8 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 7
19% 6.53 GB/s
Latency 93.9
43% 93.9 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 21.6%
Great: 28%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 960 Builds (Compare 513 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: 51% - Above average Total price: $107
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