Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 75.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.13% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
13 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0YJPT1
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 13 '21 at 20:25
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-3450-$200
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Memory 89.3
1-Core 95.6
2-Core 189
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 358
49% 356 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 7570
Dell(1028 2B22) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
5.13% Terrible
Lighting 7
Reflection 7.6
Parallax 5.8
6% 6.8 fps
MRender 7.1
Gravity 5.3
Splatting 5.9
4% 6.1 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.13%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$70
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 19.01H19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 29 25 24 23 24 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
29% Poor
Read 72.2
Write 61
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 28.6
38% 51.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 29%
Great: 74%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB
952GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 27 27 27 27 26 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
15.7% Very poor
Read 26.6
Write 23.6
Mixed 22.9
SusWrite 26.6
18% 24.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.5
176% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 15.7%
Great: 97%
WD easystore 25FB 4TB
2TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 25 24 25 23 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
16.3% Very poor
Read 29.9
Write 21.7
Mixed 22.9
SusWrite 24.3
33% 24.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
105% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
59.9% Above average
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 18.5
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 18.1
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 4,068 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $297
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