Dell OptiPlex 960

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics90.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 960
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 960  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130806
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 13 '21 at 18:35
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Duo E8500-$130
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.15 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
45% Average
Memory 71.2
1-Core 55.8
2-Core 107
49% 77.9 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 112
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 109
7% 109 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
90.6% Outstanding
Lighting 105
Reflection 125
Parallax 117
85% 116 fps
MRender 92.8
Gravity 126
Splatting 110
97% 110 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 105%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3160815AS 160GB-$30
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4.ADA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 14 25 49 51 53 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
28.5% Poor
Read 63.7
Write 60.8
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 35.2
37% 49.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR2
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
21.7% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 6.5
20% 6.9 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 6.8
19% 6.57 GB/s
Latency 98.7
40% 98.7 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 21.7%
Great: 45%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 960 Builds (Compare 813 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 960

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $179
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