Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics12.7% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive62.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0427JK
Memory5.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20220608
Uptime7.9 Days
Run DateAug 04 '22 at 17:32
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-11700-$349
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Memory 67
1-Core 168
2-Core 320
97% 185 Pts
4-Core 624
8-Core 1,028
101% 826 Pts
64-Core 1,588
98% 1,588 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
EVGA(3842 6232) 2GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 525 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 511.23
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Lighting 15.8
Reflection 9.5
Parallax 14.8
13% 13.4 fps
MRender 5.6
Gravity 17.3
Splatting 15.9
12% 12.9 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 1TB
603GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 185 168 70 61 179 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 233
Write 109
Mixed 329
SusWrite 154
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 22.9
115% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 52.9
86% 168 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 103%
PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power DB 1TB
152GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 105 105 105 105 105 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
38.4% Below average
Read 72.3
Write 89.2
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 104
103% 74.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
76% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 43%
Generic Flash Disk 16GB
14GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 12.8
Mixed 5.5
9% 9.15 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Mixed 0
22% 2 MB/s
Poor: 2% Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$55
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 17.2
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 18.5
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 16: 3R 0G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
16% 17% 23 128 90 60 23" 1920 1080 DELD05A DELL S2340M
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Gaming
Gaming 126%
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Desktop
Desktop 100%
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Workstation
Workstation 125%
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System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $799
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