Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
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 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 67.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics6.39% 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 Drive78.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 8 days ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 10 '20 at 15:04
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 27%

 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 Core i7-6700-$279
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
67.4% Good
Memory 78.1
1-Core 99.1
2-Core 172
70% 116 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 488
50% 397 Pts
64-Core 502
34% 502 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R7 350X
Dell(1028 0081) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.8.1
Relative performance (0th percentile)
6.39% Terrible
Lighting 23.9
Reflection 22.9
Parallax 34.8
6% 27.2 fps
MRender 15.7
Gravity 23.7
Splatting 21.2
6% 20.2 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 6.39%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingmax 240GB 240GB
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 373 376 370 382 376 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 406
Write 365
Mixed 310
SusWrite 376
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 20.6
101% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 35.5
76% 153 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
4GB free
Firmware: KC48
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 97.6
Write 94.2
Mixed 50.5
60% 80.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 24% Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1B1 802C0000802C 8ATF1G64AZ-2G3B1 16GB
2133, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
60.3% Good
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 19.6
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 84.1
48% 84.1 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 1,530 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $279
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