Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.59% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive150% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0K3CM7
Memory2.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 19 '22 at 20:55
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-11400-$150
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Memory 61.8
1-Core 134
2-Core 305
86% 167 Pts
4-Core 600
8-Core 761
87% 681 Pts
64-Core 858
53% 858 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 730
Dell(1028 09C5) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9664
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
4.59% Terrible
Lighting 6.8
Reflection 13.7
Parallax 8.4
6% 9.63 fps
MRender 1
Gravity 8.8
Splatting 1
3% 3.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.59%
Great: 7%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Nvme KBG40ZNS256G KIOXIA 256GB
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410106 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 462 455 435 350 355 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
150% Outstanding
Read 652
Write 562
Mixed 557
SusWrite 418
123% 547 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 59.1
226% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 842
DQ Write 453
DQ Mixed 669
492% 655 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 150%
Great: 230%
TOSHIBA EXTERNAL_USB 1TB
835GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 135 135 135 137 137 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 145
Write 145
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 136
145% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
34% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 4ATF1G64AZ-3G2E1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
33.2% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 8.9
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 11.5
SC Mixed 11
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 122
33% 122 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 33.2%
Great: 41%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 9,987 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $551
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