Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics117% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 27 '20 at 19:50
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing way below expectations (13th 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-$241
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
66.5% Good
Memory 84.8
1-Core 81.8
2-Core 166
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 403
42% 333 Pts
64-Core 418
28% 418 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2875 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
117% Outstanding
Lighting 118
Reflection 155
Parallax 207
95% 160 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 187
Splatting 127
143% 147 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 117%
Great: 149%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$137
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 311 236 200 185 180 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 456
Write 425
Mixed 404
SusWrite 252
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 40.3
128% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 358
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G6M1 01BA 16JTF51264AZ-1G6M1 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
26.7% Poor
MC Read 8.5
MC Write 8
MC Mixed 8.2
24% 8.23 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 8.6
24% 8.43 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,491 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: 67% - Good Total price: $275
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