Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

Performance Results

Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 73%
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics11.1% 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 Drive54.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Precision WorkStation T5500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0CRH6C
Memory21.3 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100916
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 20:17
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
1st CPU: Intel Xeon X5687
CPU1, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
77.6% Very good
Memory 88.2
1-Core 90.6
2-Core 180
72% 120 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 568
59% 465 Pts
64-Core 616
41% 616 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon Pro WX 2100
Dell(1028 0B0C) 2GB
CLim: 1219 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver:
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
11.1% Very poor
Lighting 12.7
Reflection 23.5
Parallax 19.5
10% 18.6 fps
MRender 14.4
Gravity 15
Splatting 18
12% 15.8 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 11.1%
Great: 12%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU630 240GB
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P210125a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 202 199 206 206 202 MB/s
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
54.5% Above average
Read 248
Write 230
Mixed 229
SusWrite 201
51% 227 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 19.9
86% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 146
108% 144 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 99%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 281 277 281 287 277 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 16% Great: 127%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6x4GB
6 of 9 slots used
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
60.8% Good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 26.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 5.9
SC Mixed 7.6
22% 7.7 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision WorkStation T5500 Builds (Compare 2,795 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop 65%
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $116
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