Dell Precision M6700

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 34.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics3.85% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (67%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell Precision M6700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170104
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateMay 24 '17 at 11:14
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 67%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3740QM-$218
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
34.3% Below average
Memory 55.7
1-Core 23.3
2-Core 42.8
29% 40.6 Pts
4-Core 71.1
8-Core 126
12% 98.6 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 76%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K4000M
Dell(1028 153F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 601 MHz, MLim: 700 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 377.11
Relative performance (0th percentile)
2.67% Terrible
Lighting 3.27
Reflection 2.92
Parallax 4.12
3% 3.44 fps
MRender 4.24
Gravity 3.83
Splatting 5.43
3% 4.5 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 2.67%
Great: 12%
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 053F) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4425
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
3.85% Terrible
Lighting 4.83
Reflection 2.65
Parallax 3.31
4% 3.6 fps
MRender 6.14
Gravity 2.67
Splatting 9.13
4% 5.98 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.85%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Volume0 1TB
716GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 183
Mixed 163
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.77
4K Mixed 0.26
109% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 109%
Great: 120%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173QH0-YK0 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
39.7% Below average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 15.4
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 5.8
SC Write 4.5
SC Mixed 6.3
16% 5.53 GB/s
Latency 141
28% 141 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision M6700 Builds (Compare 539 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision M6700

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