Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation 17%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.76% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemDell Precision WorkStation T5500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0CRH6C
Memory1.3 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100916
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:38
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Xeon E5640
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
49.3% Average
SC Int 67.7
SC Float 70.5
SC Mixed 69.6
55% 69.3 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 255
QC Mixed 253
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 254
MC Float 265
MC Mixed 257
39% 259 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9300 GE
Nvidia(10DE 060C) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
0.76% Terrible
Lighting 1.8
Reflection 3.1
Parallax 1
0% 1.97 fps
MRender 3.9
Gravity 1.3
Splatting 2
1% 2.4 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.76%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$70
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC98 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 110
Write 110
Mixed 28.8
60% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.12
50% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 250GB (2007)-$20
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.03E02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
40.6% Average
Read 67
Write 74.4
Mixed 15.6
38% 52.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.26
69% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x1GB
4 of 6 slots used
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
38.2% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 12.3
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 11.2
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 26%
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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 2,181 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: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $85
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