Dell OptiPlex 960

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 48%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.17% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive52.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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 (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 960
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 960  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 6 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120601
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 05 '20 at 22:10
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600-$190
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
48% Average
Memory 70.3
1-Core 36.7
2-Core 75.2
41% 60.7 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 150
21% 150 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6570
XFX(1682 5220) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2801.1002
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
4.17% Terrible
Lighting 5.6
Reflection 5.62
Parallax 5.25
4% 5.49 fps
MRender 3.86
Gravity 4.8
Splatting 4.22
4% 4.29 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.17%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$25
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 133 83 57 43 65 MB/s
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
52.9% Above average
Read 246
Write 222
Mixed 210
SusWrite 83
43% 190 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 46.1
4K Mixed 26.1
98% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 147
119% 168 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 88%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
395GB free, PID d000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 14 14 14 14 14 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
13.9% Very poor
Read 31.6
Write 28.9
Mixed 27.6
SusWrite 14
34% 25.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
91% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 13.9%
Great: 59%
WD My Passport 2626 2TB
691GB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 14 14 14 14 14 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
21% Poor
Read 32.8
Write 28.8
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 14
33% 25.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.4
160% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 21%
Great: 67%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
1TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 14 14 14 14 14 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
23.1% Poor
Read 32.4
Write 28.4
Mixed 25.9
SusWrite 13.9
33% 25.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1
206% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6GB
null MHz
2048, 1024, 2048, 1024 MB
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
17.3% Very poor
MC Read 6.3
MC Write 4.7
MC Mixed 4.8
15% 5.27 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 5.5
15% 5.13 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 17.3%
Great: 46%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 960 Builds (Compare 784 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: 48% - Average Total price: $114
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