Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop 71%
Workstation 7%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.64% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive182% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0427JK
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20220914
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJan 25 '23 at 05:20
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-11400-$148
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
72.5% Very good
Memory 60.1
1-Core 142
2-Core 271
83% 157 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 593
68% 530 Pts
64-Core 690
43% 690 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 730
Dell(1028 09C5) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
4.64% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 13.5
Parallax 7.8
5% 9.17 fps
MRender 9
Gravity 6.9
Splatting 0.2
4% 5.37 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.64%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme BC711 SK hy 512GB
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41002131 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 638 658 664 676 683 609 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
182% Outstanding
Read 783
Write 695
Mixed 694
SusWrite 654
159% 706 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 75.4
247% 84.4 MB/s
DQ Read 793
DQ Write 707
DQ Mixed 866
617% 788 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 182%
Great: 300%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1G44AB0-CWE 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
23.5% Poor
MC Read 10.3
MC Write 7.1
MC Mixed 6.4
23% 7.93 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 5.3
SC Mixed 5.5
19% 6.77 GB/s
Latency 127
31% 127 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 23.5%
Great: 40%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 22 1 60 24.1" 1280 720 DELA07B DELL U2412M
Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 7,384 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 125%
Desktop 101%
Workstation 123%

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $726
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