Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory22.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20220714
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJan 07 '23 at 00:59
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 35%
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 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-6700-$180
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Memory 79.9
1-Core 92.8
2-Core 179
68% 117 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 500
52% 415 Pts
64-Core 503
31% 503 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$143
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 2400 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 527.56
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 93.8
Reflection 96.7
Parallax 86.2
76% 92.2 fps
MRender 79.7
Gravity 86
Splatting 77.7
66% 81.1 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 73%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Sandisk Extreme Portable SSD 500GB
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 213 205 206 208 207 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
81% Excellent
Read 450
Write 300
Mixed 195
SusWrite 211
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 36.8
115% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 196
178% 274 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 81%
Great: 110%
Kingston A400 120GB-$29
7GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 87 81 112 55 133 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 308
Write 99
Mixed 157
SusWrite 95.5
36% 165 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 22.2
86% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 94.5
84% 128 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 01980000802C 9905622-058.A00G 04CB0000830B AO2P26KC8T1-BPYS 04CB0000830B AO2P26KC8T1-BPYS 32GB
2667, 2133, 2667, 2667 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
68.3% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 22.1
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 19.7
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 80.6
50% 80.6 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 5,162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $180
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