Dell OptiPlex 790

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
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 69.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics0.98% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive68.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 790
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 790  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111124
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateSep 15 '20 at 14:01
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 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 i7-2600-$196
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
69.6% Good
Memory 84.5
1-Core 83.6
2-Core 178
69% 115 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 443
48% 370 Pts
64-Core 444
30% 444 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 04AD) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.98% Terrible
Lighting 4
Reflection 4.4
Parallax 3.7
1% 4.03 fps
MRender 4.7
Gravity 2.9
Splatting 5.7
1% 4.43 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.98%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$60
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 242 246 242 238 239 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
68.1% Good
Read 242
Write 229
Mixed 225
SusWrite 240
53% 234 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 33.8
111% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 183
143% 196 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 124%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$77
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 124 126 127 125 122 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 122
Write 114
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 124
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273CH0-CH9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
44.7% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 14.1
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 14.4
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 53%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 790 Builds (Compare 6,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $103
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