Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
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 99.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive211% 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 02W4W1
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores, 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210122
Uptime4 Days
Run DateMay 25 '21 at 03:39
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU6%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Memory 94.5
1-Core 142
2-Core 283
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 561
8-Core 967
96% 764 Pts
64-Core 1,505
101% 1,505 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 101%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Dell(1028 3796) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.37
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
68.3% Good
Lighting 85.8
Reflection 89.5
Parallax 91.8
69% 89 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 77.5
Splatting 72.6
67% 88.2 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 75%
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 09C5) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9127
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 6
Reflection 10
Parallax 8.8
5% 8.27 fps
Splatting 0.2
0% 0.2 fps
Poor: 3% Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg40zns256g NVMe KIOXIA 256GB
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 676 958 1054 394 347 311 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 1,606
Write 1,385
Mixed 1238
SusWrite 623
271% 1,213 MB/s
4K Read 50.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 67.3
228% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 984
DQ Write 715
DQ Mixed 624
528% 774 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 211%
Great: 214%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
448GB free
Firmware: 1001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 179 176 177 180 175 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 174
Mixed 79.9
SusWrite 174
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 114%
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 (58th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 23
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 28.5
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 83.2%
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 4,559 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $620
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