Dell XPS 8700

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.59% 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 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KWVT8
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180613
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateNov 22 '22 at 18:24
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-4790-$135
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Memory 91
1-Core 107
2-Core 211
78% 136 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 538
57% 454 Pts
64-Core 538
33% 538 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 720
Nvidia(10DE 1087) 1GB
CLim: 967 MHz, MLim: 500 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
5.59% Terrible
Lighting 7
Reflection 5.6
Parallax 8.5
6% 7.03 fps
MRender 4.9
Gravity 7.6
Splatting 6.9
5% 6.47 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.59%
Great: 6%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
693GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 128 132 138 137 140 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 102
Write 109
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 133
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
219% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Kingston K66GKY-ETB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
57.1% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.9
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 18.8
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8700 Builds (Compare 5,048 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $275
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