Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.44% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime8 Days
Run DateMay 23 '21 at 00:01
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2500
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Memory 65.9
1-Core 66.4
2-Core 133
53% 88.4 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 275
35% 262 Pts
64-Core 317
21% 317 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 77%
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 below expectations (23rd percentile)
0.44% Terrible
Lighting 0.5
Reflection 1.1
Parallax 0.5
0% 0.7 fps
MRender 1.6
Gravity 0.4
Splatting 1.8
0% 1.27 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.44%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS250G32TND-N1A2A 250GB
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 212 230 224 216 229 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 361
Write 334
Mixed 308
SusWrite 243
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 36.4
4K Mixed 22.8
78% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 323
241% 320 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 107%
Intel SSDSA2BW080G3H 80GB
74GB free
Firmware: 4PC10302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 87 88 89 88 87 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
32.3% Below average
Read 204
Write 88.8
Mixed 108
SusWrite 87.8
27% 122 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 22.9
4K Mixed 13.5
46% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 58.6
DQ Mixed 58.2
54% 84.6 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL11-11-11 D3-1600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
31.7% Below average
MC Read 11.3
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 10.4
32% 11 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 9.7
SC Mixed 8.5
25% 8.7 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,498 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: $276
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