Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 70%
Workstation 29%
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 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 66.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics57.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0YJPT1
Memory7.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130828
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateNov 22 '21 at 23:28
Run Duration321 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 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 i5-3450-$240
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
66.9% Good
Memory 76
1-Core 91.8
2-Core 180
68% 116 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 334
46% 334 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
EVGA(3842 6264) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.3% Above average
Lighting 71.1
Reflection 75.8
Parallax 69
58% 72 fps
MRender 63.7
Gravity 72.1
Splatting 68.8
57% 68.2 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 62%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
845GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPGD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 95 127 132 124 113 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 155
Write 140
Mixed 69
SusWrite 108
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.4
156% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL7-2GBRM 029E CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 029E CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 04CD F3-12800CL7-2GBRM 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 4096, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.7% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15.2
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 15.1
42% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 88.3
45% 88.3 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 35: 5R 2G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
35% 48% 23 304 236 60 21.5" 1920 1080 HWP3183 HP 22cwa
History: Score 22: 3R 2G 1B | Score 0: 0R 0G 0B | Score 33: 4R 3G 4B | Score 35: 5R 2G 4B
Typical XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 4,951 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop 69%
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Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $297
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