Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics136% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111230
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 14 '21 at 23:40
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2500
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
66.4% Good
Memory 74.2
1-Core 92.8
2-Core 183
68% 117 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 344
47% 341 Pts
64-Core 329
22% 329 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
MSI(1462 3609) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
136% Outstanding
Lighting 171
Reflection 186
Parallax 191
138% 183 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 172
Splatting 121
133% 140 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 136%
Great: 149%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$28
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900P13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 266 125 124 128 249 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
64% Good
Read 173
Write 103
Mixed 293
SusWrite 186
43% 189 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 51.3
4K Mixed 28.9
105% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 215
186% 272 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5773CH0-CK0 Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-H9 M378B5773DH0-CH9 830B NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.6% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 15.9
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 92
44% 92 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,476 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $273
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