Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 95.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics123% 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 Drive200% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KV3RP
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 10 '21 at 00:44
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 3060-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Memory 91
1-Core 137
2-Core 279
95% 169 Pts
4-Core 539
8-Core 960
94% 750 Pts
64-Core 1,448
97% 1,448 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Dell(1028 3971) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.37
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
123% Outstanding
Lighting 165
Reflection 162
Parallax 155
134% 161 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 131
Splatting 114
112% 141 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 123%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg40zns512g NVMe KIOXIA 512GB
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 756 920 331 341 359 350 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,527
Write 1,358
Mixed 1259
SusWrite 510
260% 1,164 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 64.1
221% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,036
DQ Write 754
DQ Mixed 643
549% 811 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 200%
Great: 209%
Sandisk PLUS 1000GB
404GB free
Firmware: UH5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 87 57 120 36 22 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 394
Write 297
Mixed 198
SusWrite 86.7
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 36.2
4K Mixed 8.9
52% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 80.2
DQ Mixed 20.5
35% 68.7 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 58%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 188 192 195 189 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 176
Mixed 38
SusWrite 189
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
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 (27th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
58.9% Above average
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.3
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 18.9
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 70%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $570
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