Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 147%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 158%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 96.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics156% 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 Drive159% 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.
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.
Run History
28 days ago, 21 days ago.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0427JK
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 17 '21 at 11:59
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-11700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Memory 72.3
1-Core 184
2-Core 364
110% 207 Pts
4-Core 640
8-Core 1,214
115% 927 Pts
64-Core 1,712
115% 1,712 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 115%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Dell(1028 3907) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.37
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
156% Outstanding
Lighting 220
Reflection 212
Parallax 222
178% 218 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 156
Splatting 140
131% 165 fps
Poor: 129%
This bench: 156%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme Micron 2300 1024GB
805GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 23000020 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 500 516 532 523 550 551 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Read 587
Write 655
Mixed 585
SusWrite 528
133% 589 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 66.8
217% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 840
DQ Write 745
DQ Mixed 852
623% 812 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 159%
Great: 324%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 1003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 168 167 166 168 168 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 180
Mixed 83
SusWrite 168
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1.1
471% 3.4 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1G44AB0-CWE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
64.3% Good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 17.9
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 23.1
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 96.2
42% 96.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 68%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 28: 0R 7G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
28% 17% 84 110 6 60 27.2" 2194 1234 GSM7707 LG HDR 4K
Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 6,226 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 122%
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: $793
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