Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics90.6% 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 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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 0427JK
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 15 '21 at 01:56
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-11700-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 81.6
1-Core 182
2-Core 344
110% 203 Pts
4-Core 696
8-Core 1,108
115% 902 Pts
64-Core 1633
110% 1633 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
EVGA(3842 3657) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
90.6% Outstanding
Lighting 122
Reflection 113
Parallax 114
99% 116 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 96.7
Splatting 0.3
81% 75.3 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 104%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$20
886GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 163 157 158 166 159 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 139
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 160
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G32C16U4B.8FE 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
75.8% Very good
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 20.6
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 23.7
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 77.7
52% 77.7 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 120%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 10,557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $714
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