Dell OptiPlex 3040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.58% 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.
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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 3040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 3040  (all builds)
Memory1.7 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160126
Uptime28.9 Days
Run DateJan 15 '21 at 09:01
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500-$235
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Memory 88.3
1-Core 110
2-Core 208
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 398
55% 399 Pts
64-Core 402
27% 402 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06BB) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.7990
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
4.58% Terrible
Lighting 5.9
Reflection 3.7
Parallax 6.7
5% 5.43 fps
MRender 4.5
Gravity 5.5
Splatting 8.9
4% 6.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.58%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 51 76 167 174 158 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 182
Write 173
Mixed 77.4
SusWrite 121
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 87%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6BFR8A-PB 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
32.7% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 9.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 9.9
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 33%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 3040 Builds (Compare 2,262 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $264
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