Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.77% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive49.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (77%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateSep 12 '20 at 16:24
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 77%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2400S-$330
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
40.2% Average
Memory 43
1-Core 39.4
2-Core 86.4
34% 56.3 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 152
28% 190 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 047E) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
0.77% Terrible
Lighting 0.97
Reflection 1.23
Parallax 0.97
1% 1.06 fps
MRender 1.62
Gravity 0.8
Splatting 2
1% 1.47 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.77%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB
333GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 390 278 284 266 246 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 263
Write 263
Mixed 195
SusWrite 292
57% 253 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 20.5
4K Mixed 12.1
35% 12.7 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 250
184% 241 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU6AFR8C-PB 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
38.1% Below average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 13.6
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 10.2
23% 8.03 GB/s
Latency 189
21% 189 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,883 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $232
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