Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.27% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive50.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory52.2 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateMay 12 '21 at 02:49
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$340
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Memory 72.3
1-Core 110
2-Core 206
74% 130 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 546
59% 456 Pts
64-Core 541
36% 541 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06B9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
5.27% Terrible
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 6.6
Parallax 7.5
5% 6.83 fps
MRender 8.1
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 0.3
5% 4.97 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.27%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Lexar SSD 256GB
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 123 135 138 139 140 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 404
Write 248
Mixed 294
SusWrite 148
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 25.5
4K Mixed 13.6
70% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 45.1
DQ Mixed 25.4
41% 82.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 110%
WD My Passport 25E3 1TB
907GB free, PID 25e3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 116 117 116 117 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 157
Write 121
Mixed 67.1
SusWrite 117
148% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.7
192% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
62.9% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 19.9
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 19.6
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 96.1
42% 96.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 130%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 3,550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $340
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