Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive198% 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.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0427JK
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210301
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '21 at 16:13
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$357
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 71.5
1-Core 183
2-Core 364
110% 206 Pts
4-Core 712
8-Core 1,157
119% 934 Pts
64-Core 1,649
111% 1,649 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Dell(1028 3971) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.37
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
133% Outstanding
Lighting 181
Reflection 178
Parallax 181
146% 180 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 137
Splatting 117
117% 148 fps
Poor: 112%
This bench: 133%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme BC711 SK hynix 512GB
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41002131 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 594 585 596 600 591 599 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
198% Outstanding
Read 811
Write 720
Mixed 723
SusWrite 594
160% 712 MB/s
4K Read 65.8
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 90.7
302% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 839
DQ Write 739
DQ Mixed 1041
711% 873 MB/s
Poor: 157%
This bench: 198%
Great: 308%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$28
913GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 126 122 125 127 126 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 178
Write 152
Mixed 90.9
SusWrite 124
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
63% Good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 18.3
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 22.1
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 97.8
41% 97.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 72.3" 1280 720 TSB2017 TOSHIBA-TV
Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 5,708 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $770
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