Dell Precision WorkStation 390

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 38.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics17.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Precision WorkStation 390  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0MY510
Memory0.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20071114
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateOct 19 '20 at 18:22
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600-$190
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Memory 58.4
1-Core 35.6
2-Core 71.7
36% 55.2 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 138
16% 121 Pts
64-Core 97.1
6% 97.1 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
17.1% Very poor
Lighting 21.6
Reflection 16.9
Parallax 19.3
18% 19.3 fps
MRender 23.9
Gravity 21.4
Splatting 16
14% 20.4 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 17.1%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
493GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 68 84 79 60 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
29% Poor
Read 26.8
Write 76.9
Mixed 44.4
SusWrite 74
41% 55.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
86% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 29%
Great: 114%
Maxtor 7Y250P0 251GB-$149
35GB free
Firmware: YAR41BW0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 44 43 42 38 38 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
25.6% Poor
Read 46.9
Write 48.9
Mixed 33.8
SusWrite 41.6
32% 42.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 25.6%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x1GB
4 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
9.28% Terrible
MC Read 3
MC Write 2.8
MC Mixed 3
8% 2.93 GB/s
SC Read 1.1
SC Write 1
SC Mixed 0.5
2% 0.87 GB/s
Latency 132
30% 132 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 9.28%
Great: 27%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision WorkStation 390 Builds (Compare 115 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation 390

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $190
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