Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.07% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive91.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 20 '21 at 20:35
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-2600-$150
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Memory 89.7
1-Core 88.8
2-Core 160
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 440
45% 365 Pts
64-Core 447
28% 447 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
AMD HD 7470
Dell(1028 2120) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
2.07% Terrible
Lighting 2.7
Reflection 3.5
Parallax 2.5
2% 2.9 fps
MRender 2.4
Gravity 2.1
Splatting 2.2
2% 2.23 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.07%
Great: 2%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$53
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 422 426 418 423 429 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 405
Mixed 399
SusWrite 420
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 35.4
114% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 251
192% 262 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 125%
WD My Passport 0830 1TB
603GB free, PID 0830
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 27 25 29 24 29 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
13.1% Very poor
Read 30.6
Write 19.2
Mixed 17.4
SusWrite 26.7
30% 23.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
50% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13.1%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-H9 85F7 F6451U67F1600G HMT325U6CFR8C-H9 85F7 F6451U67F1600G 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 14.6
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 16
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 48%
Great: 48%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 3,983 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $178
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