Dell XPS 8300

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.67% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
Run History
5 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 8300  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0Y2MRG
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111017
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJan 17 '22 at 02:03
Run Duration554 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2600-$150
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
77.7% Very good
Memory 87.5
1-Core 101
2-Core 198
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 501
57% 437 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6450
Device(1B0A 909D) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
1.67% Terrible
Lighting 2.2
Reflection 2.9
Parallax 2
2% 2.37 fps
MRender 2
Gravity 1.9
Splatting 1.9
2% 1.93 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.67%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$52
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 64 37 105 118 106 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 176
Write 182
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 86.7
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
510GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 169 169 170 167 167 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 138
Mixed 86.4
SusWrite 168
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 122 127 133 133 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 110
Write 105
Mixed 55.1
SusWrite 127
72% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5584-005.A00LF Samsung M378B5273CH0-CH9 99U5584-005.A00LF Samsung M378B5273CH0-CH9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.2% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8300 Builds (Compare 4,459 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $230
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