Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 72.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics0.49% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130314
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateMay 11 '21 at 21:38
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2400-$104
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Memory 89.2
1-Core 84.4
2-Core 167
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 331
45% 329 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 047E) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
0.49% Terrible
Lighting 0.5
Reflection 1.4
Parallax 0.7
0% 0.87 fps
MRender 1.4
Gravity 0.6
Splatting 2.4
1% 1.47 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.49%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB
518GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 61 76 121 129 128 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
64% Good
Read 118
Write 118
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 104
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64%
Great: 99%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
358GB free
Firmware: 9401
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 27 28 29 28 28 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
16.1% Very poor
Read 26.9
Write 18.5
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 27.8
18% 24.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.4
169% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 16.1%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown RMR5030EB68F9W1600 0443 RMR5030EF68F9W1600 0443 RMR5030EB68F9W1600 0443 RMR5030EB68F9W1600 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.2% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.5
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 14.6
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 48%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,172 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: 67% - Good Total price: $275
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