Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 76.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics21.3% 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 Drive98.3% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120402
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 17:18
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2500
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
76.6% Very good
Memory 92.2
1-Core 91.5
2-Core 183
74% 122 Pts
4-Core 355
8-Core 349
48% 352 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Zotac(19DA 1281) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
21.3% Poor
Lighting 23.1
Reflection 27.1
Parallax 35.5
19% 28.6 fps
MRender 33.6
Gravity 29.6
Splatting 25
24% 29.4 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 23%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Lexar 256GB SSD 256GB
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 405 414 411 328 249 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 266
Mixed 419
SusWrite 358
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 38.8
142% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 334
244% 317 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 204%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-PB HMT325U6CFR8C-PB HMT351U6CFR8C-PB HMT325U6BFR8C-H9 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51.6% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.3
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 16.8
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 5,661 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $252
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