Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

Performance Results

Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation 26%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 39.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.19% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive19% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
14 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemDell Precision WorkStation T5500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0D883F
Memory2.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20111030
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 11 '18 at 16:45
Run Duration344 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
1st CPU: Intel Xeon E5504
CPU1, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
39.2% Below average
SC Int 46.3
SC Float 49.1
SC Mixed 47.4
38% 47.6 Pts
QC Int 190
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 196
44% 196 Pts
MC Int 367
MC Float 396
MC Mixed 385
57% 383 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro FX 1800
Nvidia(10DE 062C) 768MB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
4.19% Terrible
Lighting 13.8
Reflection 18
Parallax 5.2
3% 12.3 fps
MRender 14.3
Gravity 10.3
Splatting 10
5% 11.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.19%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Visiontek GoDriv 240GB
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BBF0
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
19% Very poor
Read 121
Write 85.3
Mixed 89.3
22% 98.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.41
4K Write 8.03
4K Mixed 8.43
22% 6.96 MB/s
DQ Read 62.6
DQ Write 23.8
DQ Mixed 16.5
19% 34.3 MB/s
Hitachi HDS725050KLA360 500GB-$28
206GB free
Firmware: A11A
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
22.6% Poor
Read 35.8
Write 42.4
Mixed 47.4
32% 41.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.34
83% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 35%
Kingston DataTraveler SE9 USB 2.0 16GB-$6
2GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
4.48% Terrible
Read 18.9
Write 4.56
Mixed 6.09
10% 9.85 MB/s
4K Read 3.12
4K Write 0.003
4K Mixed 0.003
12% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.48%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 9 slots used
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
14.7% Very poor
MC Read 4.8
MC Write 4.6
MC Mixed 4.5
13% 4.63 GB/s
SC Read 4.5
SC Write 4.1
SC Mixed 4.2
12% 4.27 GB/s
Latency 134
30% 134 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 14.7%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision WorkStation T5500 Builds (Compare 2,080 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 19%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 61%

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $100
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