Dell OptiPlex 5040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 69.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive71.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 OptiPlex 5040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 5040  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 14:15
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500-$235
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
69.4% Good
Memory 73.5
1-Core 106
2-Core 205
74% 128 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 384
52% 380 Pts
64-Core 392
26% 392 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06BA) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 3.1
Parallax 7.1
5% 5.43 fps
Gravity 0.3
Splatting 0.1
0% 0.2 fps
Poor: 3% Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron 1100 SATA 256GB
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0DL003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 130 138 143 139 137 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 430
Write 139
Mixed 221
SusWrite 140
51% 232 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 33.3
122% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 184
138% 186 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 94%
usb Flash Disk 1GB
0GB free, PID 2093
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2 2 2.1 2.1 2 2.1 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
3.02% Terrible
Read 10
Write 1.5
Mixed 2.5
SusWrite 2
4% 4 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
18% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.02%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU6DFR8A-PB 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
29.9% Poor
MC Read 10.3
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 8.9
28% 9.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 9.8
SC Mixed 9.8
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 93.6
43% 93.6 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 34%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 5040 Builds (Compare 919 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 5040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $310
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