Dell OptiPlex 980

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 44.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.72% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive32.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemDell OptiPlex 980
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 980  (all builds)
Memory2.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20170510
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 01 '18 at 23:30
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5 650-$215
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
44.9% Average
1-Core 83.7
2-Core 147
55% 115 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 205
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Clarkdale 0.733/0.9 GHz)
Dell(1028 02DA) 1.5GB
Driver: igdumdx32.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2900
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.72% Terrible
Lighting 3
Reflection 3.4
Parallax 2.9
1% 3.1 fps
MRender 3.2
Gravity 2.2
Splatting 4.4
1% 3.27 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.72%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Inferno 60GB-$32
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 320A13F0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
32.5% Below average
Read 188
Write 64
Mixed 97.3
26% 117 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 5.9
62% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 48.7
DQ Mixed 7.01
25% 55.8 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 47%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$4
3GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
9.78% Terrible
Read 28.2
Write 12.8
Mixed 11.1
19% 17.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.23
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.47
52% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.78%
Great: 24%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KTW149-ELD 4x1GB
4 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
31.7% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 12.9
31% 10.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 8.8
23% 8.17 GB/s
Latency 94.6
42% 94.6 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 32%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 980 Builds (Compare 2,928 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 980

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