Dell XPS 8930

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.95% 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.
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8930  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0T2HR0
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 06:40
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700-$284
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
91% Outstanding
Memory 84.2
1-Core 133
2-Core 266
91% 161 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 934
91% 729 Pts
64-Core 1,004
67% 1,004 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 91%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0859) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7263
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
6.95% Terrible
Lighting 24.6
Reflection 30.8
Parallax 27.9
6% 27.8 fps
MRender 27.7
Gravity 22.6
Splatting 37.9
7% 29.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.95%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981a NVMe Samsung 256GB
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15302029 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2525
Write 2,199
Mixed 1,557
465% 2,094 MB/s
4K Read 63.8
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 85
282% 97.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1004
DQ Write 934
DQ Mixed 560
532% 833 MB/s
Poor: 125% Great: 263%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
931GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 203 199 201 199 200 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 194
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 201
123% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6JJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
80.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 23
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 23.7
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8930 Builds (Compare 4,157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $456
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