Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 94.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.16% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive213% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KV3RP
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 17 '21 at 10:02
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Memory 90.3
1-Core 140
2-Core 279
96% 170 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 851
88% 689 Pts
64-Core 1,140
76% 1,140 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 09C5) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9127
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
5.16% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 10.4
Parallax 9.1
5% 8.53 fps
MRender 0.3
Gravity 7.8
Splatting 14.2
5% 7.43 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.16%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg40zns256g NVMe KIOXIA 256GB
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1001 801 406 403 405 405 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
213% Outstanding
Read 1,542
Write 1,363
Mixed 1,256
SusWrite 570
265% 1,183 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 73.3
252% 87.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,078
DQ Write 666
DQ Mixed 658
548% 801 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 213%
Great: 212%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
931GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 86 119 188 186 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 98.1
Mixed 61.4
SusWrite 142
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2400 C16 Series 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
76.1% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 20.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 91%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 4,741 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
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System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $639
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