Dell OptiPlex 980

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics57% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 5 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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 980
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 980  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170510
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 28 '18 at 01:28
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%
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 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7 870-$187
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
71.2% Very good
Memory 94.4
1-Core 77.1
2-Core 153
68% 108 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 372
41% 317 Pts
64-Core 380
26% 380 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2404 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57% Above average
Lighting 65.9
Reflection 83
Parallax 79.1
53% 76 fps
MRender 88.8
Gravity 73.5
Splatting 79.3
61% 80.5 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 57%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$36
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 112
Write 98.2
Mixed 70.5
70% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.3
92% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378B5273DH0-CH9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
41.7% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 11.6
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 11.8
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 980 Builds (Compare 1,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 980

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $181
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