Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics3.41% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive162% 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 0K3CM7
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210401
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 02:58
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Memory 72.7
1-Core 156
2-Core 308
97% 179 Pts
4-Core 594
8-Core 791
91% 692 Pts
64-Core 849
57% 849 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 730
Dell(1028 09C5) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9664
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
3.41% Terrible
Lighting 7
Reflection 13.9
Parallax 8.5
6% 9.8 fps
MRender 1
Gravity 1
Splatting 0.2
1% 0.73 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.41%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme BC511 SK hynix 512GB
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11004101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 523 533 536 534 526 529 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Read 748
Write 601
Mixed 594
SusWrite 530
139% 618 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 60.2
220% 83 MB/s
DQ Read 723
DQ Write 708
DQ Mixed 622
493% 684 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 162%
Great: 197%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
911GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 168 167 169 171 171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 172
Mixed 91.1
SusWrite 169
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4ATF1G64AZ-3G2E1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
34.2% Below average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 8.7
32% 11 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 11.9
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 95.2
42% 95.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.2%
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 1 0 60 27.6" 1920 1080 ACR0000 ED270R
Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 7,207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $839
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