Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 148%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive205% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
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
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210401
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 28 '21 at 09:19
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%
Watch Gameplay: 3060-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-11900K-$385
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Memory 78.5
1-Core 195
2-Core 398
119% 224 Pts
4-Core 747
8-Core 1,285
128% 1,016 Pts
64-Core 1,756
118% 1,756 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Dell(1028 3971) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.79
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
132% Outstanding
Lighting 180
Reflection 173
Parallax 177
145% 177 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 138
Splatting 117
117% 147 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 132%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB
826GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36304029 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 596 606 611 626 626 622 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 809
Write 692
Mixed 733
SusWrite 614
160% 712 MB/s
4K Read 72
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 99.2
322% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 845
DQ Write 716
DQ Mixed 1,114
744% 892 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 205%
Great: 478%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
229GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 72 73 73 72 72 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
38.4% Below average
Read 61.9
Write 67.9
Mixed 27.1
SusWrite 71.7
42% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4DFRA32A.M16FR 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 24.5
84% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 28.8
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 83.4
48% 83.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 38: 4R 5G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
38% 10% 119 319 227 60 24.1" 1920 1200 DELA07A DELL U2412M
History: Score 14: 1R 2G 3B | Score 38: 4R 5G 3B
Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 10,557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $714
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $278Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-12400F $160Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $200
Intel Core i7-12700K $350Nvidia RTX 3050 $250Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $72SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $470SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback