Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics2.65% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive177% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KV3RP
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 04 '21 at 02:39
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 93.5
1-Core 143
2-Core 285
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 571
8-Core 1,112
104% 841 Pts
64-Core 1,554
104% 1,554 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 100%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 09C5) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9127
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
2.65% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 10.3
Parallax 9.1
5% 8.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.65%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme BC511 SK hy 256GB
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 769 757 731 328 330 333 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 1,040
Write 806
Mixed 856
SusWrite 541
182% 811 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 64.3
221% 77.2 MB/s
DQ Read 812
DQ Write 696
DQ Mixed 634
508% 714 MB/s
Poor: 107%
This bench: 177%
Great: 178%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
2TB free
Firmware: 1003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 217 214 218 220 220 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 55% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMAA1GU6CJR6N-XN 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
66.4% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 17.2
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 37.3
SC Mixed 23.3
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 70%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 5,708 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $770
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