Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive179% 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.
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 XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0427JK
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 18:47
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-11400-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 73.5
1-Core 163
2-Core 329
102% 189 Pts
4-Core 638
8-Core 701
90% 670 Pts
64-Core 912
61% 912 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Dell(1028 3796) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.37
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.3% Good
Lighting 87.7
Reflection 91.2
Parallax 83.6
71% 87.5 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 78.2
Splatting 71.6
67% 87.7 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Bc711 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41002131 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 640 528 572 557 542 578 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
179% Outstanding
Read 630
Write 593
Mixed 539
SusWrite 570
131% 583 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 91.1
264% 88.2 MB/s
DQ Read 840
DQ Write 740
DQ Mixed 1,042
712% 874 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 179%
Great: 331%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMAA1GU6CJR6N-XN 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
37.6% Below average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 9.1
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.1
42% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 93.6
43% 93.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 40%

 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 10 6 60 48.5" 1280 720 SAM0A7A SAMSUNG
History: Score 3: 0R 0G 3B | Score 0: 0R 0G 0B
Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 6,431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $787
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