Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 98.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive177% 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 0KV3RP
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210122
Uptime4.7 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 19:25
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Memory 93.1
1-Core 142
2-Core 283
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 553
8-Core 962
95% 758 Pts
64-Core 1,532
103% 1,532 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
Dell(1028 375D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.37
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.1% Very good
Lighting 95.6
Reflection 96.3
Parallax 87.4
77% 93.1 fps
MRender 99.1
Gravity 88.3
Splatting 76.1
72% 87.8 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Bc511 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
259GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11004101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 649 607 614 597 594 584 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 981
Write 978
Mixed 976
SusWrite 607
199% 885 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 63.4
215% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 815
DQ Write 724
DQ Mixed 568
481% 702 MB/s
Poor: 107%
This bench: 177%
Great: 198%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
902GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 178 178 178 181 184 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 157
Mixed 91.1
SusWrite 179
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6DJR8N-XN 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 23.3
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 28.3
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 3,929 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $568
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