Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 72%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.34% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive68.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 22 '21 at 15:14
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600T
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
72% Very good
Memory 84
1-Core 92.2
2-Core 179
71% 118 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 372
48% 358 Pts
64-Core 381
26% 381 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06B9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.8142
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
4.34% Terrible
Lighting 6
Reflection 6
Parallax 6.7
5% 6.23 fps
MRender 0.1
Gravity 5.4
Splatting 10.2
4% 5.23 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.34%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD16N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 97 93 101 103 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 433
Write 52.5
Mixed 225
SusWrite 82.6
43% 198 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 30.1
106% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 186
170% 259 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.7% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.6
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 73.5
54% 73.5 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 77%

 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 12 10 60 21.5" 1280 720 DELA0D8 DELL P2217H
Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 3,268 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $350
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