Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 68.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics116% 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 Drive79.8% 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 (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory10.7 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 20:04
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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 (32nd percentile)
68.8% Good
Memory 84.5
1-Core 90.4
2-Core 159
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 450
47% 369 Pts
64-Core 448
30% 448 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.8%
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 (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
116% Outstanding
Lighting 115
Reflection 155
Parallax 207
93% 159 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 187
Splatting 132
143% 149 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 116%
Great: 149%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 246 311 313 292 222 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 456
Write 347
Mixed 273
SusWrite 283
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 30.2
103% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 263
199% 273 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 01BA 04CB 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
31.1% Below average
MC Read 10.2
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 9.2
28% 9.83 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 10.4
SC Mixed 10.2
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 34%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,495 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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