Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 134%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive170% 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.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0427JK
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '21 at 12:42
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-11700-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 71.5
1-Core 183
2-Core 361
109% 205 Pts
4-Core 705
8-Core 1,196
120% 951 Pts
64-Core 1,648
111% 1,648 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
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: 466.27
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
131% Outstanding
Lighting 176
Reflection 174
Parallax 160
142% 170 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 137
Splatting 118
117% 148 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 131%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PM991a Samsung 512GB
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 26300039 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 522 538 543 541 537 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 802
Write 616
Mixed 630
SusWrite 524
144% 643 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 70.4
238% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 791
DQ Write 638
DQ Mixed 833
591% 754 MB/s
Poor: 107%
This bench: 170%
Great: 223%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
931GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 138 134 134 134 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 180
Write 164
Mixed 105
SusWrite 132
107% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4ATF1G64AZ-3G2E1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
63.7% Good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 15.4
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 23.4
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 97.9
41% 97.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 70%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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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: $570
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