Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.98% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateAug 22 '17 at 15:44
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$198
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
58.9% Above average
1-Core 91
2-Core 190
66% 140 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 303
43% 312 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06B9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
4.98% Terrible
Lighting 19.6
Reflection 25.3
Parallax 20.1
5% 21.7 fps
MRender 17.2
Gravity 16.9
Splatting 30.2
5% 21.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.98%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$23
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7S0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 140
Write 137
Mixed 139
105% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.13
50% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A5143EB1-CPB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 19
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 16.3
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 77.9
51% 77.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 3,442 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $299
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