Dell OptiPlex 790

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 51.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.72% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 790
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 790  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130924
Uptime54.3 Days
Run DateMay 23 '21 at 03:39
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2400S-$330
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Memory 71
1-Core 72.1
2-Core 134
56% 92.5 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 188
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 04AD) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
0.72% Terrible
Lighting 1
Reflection 1.5
Parallax 1.1
1% 1.2 fps
MRender 1.6
Gravity 0.6
Splatting 1.8
1% 1.33 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.72%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 47 44 38 36 51 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
48% Average
Read 120
Write 121
Mixed 64.7
SusWrite 46.8
65% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
46.8% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 15.8
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 14.2
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 99
40% 99 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 790 Builds (Compare 10,060 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $184
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