Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 70.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics38.5% 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 Drive42.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111230
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 07 '21 at 04:24
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 570 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Memory 87.7
1-Core 44.8
2-Core 153
58% 95.2 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 447
47% 368 Pts
64-Core 445
30% 445 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1244 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.2.1
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
38.5% Below average
Lighting 43.1
Reflection 59.4
Parallax 68.2
35% 56.9 fps
MRender 59.2
Gravity 51.9
Splatting 43.1
43% 51.4 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team T253X1120G 120GB
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1127B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 35 28 28 24 28 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 450
Write 29.7
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 28.9
31% 148 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 10.3
64% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 56.6
DQ Mixed 18.6
35% 72.2 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$85
371GB free
Firmware: HP63
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 77 76 74 87 87 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 76.7
Write 84.5
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 80.9
55% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT8GC64B8HB0NF-DI 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
26.3% Poor
MC Read 8.2
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 7.8
23% 8.07 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 7.7
23% 7.93 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,498 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $276
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