Dell OptiPlex 960

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics29.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive31.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell OptiPlex 960
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 960  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130806
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 28 '21 at 05:38
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Duo E8500-$130
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.15 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
45.1% Average
Memory 71.7
1-Core 55.6
2-Core 114
50% 80.5 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 109
15% 110 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29.7% Poor
Lighting 34.8
Reflection 48.5
Parallax 38.4
28% 40.6 fps
MRender 38.5
Gravity 39.4
Splatting 28.2
32% 35.4 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29.7%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2018)-$40
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 61 66 31 29 55 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
31.2% Below average
Read 211
Write 179
Mixed 172
SusWrite 49.1
34% 153 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 19.2
4K Mixed 19.1
61% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 13
DQ Write 16.6
DQ Mixed 17
12% 15.5 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 52%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$34
927GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 181 187 191 195 198 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 177
Mixed 73.8
SusWrite 183
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 2.5" 500GB-$37
404GB free
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 61 66 32 30 56 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
33.9% Below average
Read 68.7
Write 61.8
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 49.6
40% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
21.6% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 6.3
20% 6.87 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 6.6
19% 6.5 GB/s
Latency 97.5
41% 97.5 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 21.6%
Great: 42%

 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 8 6 60 32" 1280 720 GSM0001 LG TV
Typical OptiPlex 960 Builds (Compare 813 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 960

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $179
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