Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive191% 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.
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.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KV3RP
Memory2.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, ,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210122
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateMay 06 '21 at 18:42
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%
Watch Gameplay: 1650S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400-$165
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Memory 93.4
1-Core 123
2-Core 242
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 769
80% 627 Pts
64-Core 1,000
67% 1,000 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$304
Dell(1028 1365) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 461.37
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
61.7% Good
Lighting 80.1
Reflection 78.1
Parallax 75.7
65% 78 fps
MRender 62.3
Gravity 74
Splatting 60.2
58% 65.5 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg40zns512g NVMe KIOXIA 512GB
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 977 888 364 302 268 266 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 1,450
Write 1,172
Mixed 1,219
SusWrite 511
243% 1,088 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 66
212% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 908
DQ Write 684
DQ Mixed 622
512% 738 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 191%
Great: 206%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
863GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 74 78 77 77 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 170
Write 83.3
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 75.9
70% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 108%
Philips DPM4-Harddisk 8GB
7GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.9 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
9.24% Terrible
Read 7.4
Write 5.5
Mixed 6.5
SusWrite 3.3
7% 5.67 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 2.7
179% 3 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.24%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6DJR8N-XN 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
44.2% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 11.5
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 14.2
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 3,816 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 75%
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System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $568
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