Dell XPS420

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 16%
Desktop 30%
Workstation 21%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 38.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics10.3% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell XPS420  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0TP406
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 17:05
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 Core2 Quad Q9550-$270
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
38.3% Below average
SC Int 68.4
SC Float 40.2
SC Mixed 51.1
43% 53.2 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 148
QC Mixed 202
46% 200 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 155
MC Mixed 201
31% 206 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 285
Zotac(19DA 1111) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Lighting 39.4
Reflection 27.2
Parallax 19.6
10% 28.7 fps
MRender 21.5
Gravity 33.2
Splatting 17.3
11% 24 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS721075KLA330 750GB-$150
619GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GK8OA97A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 77.4
Write 79.6
Mixed 79.6
60% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.41
98% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 47%
Hitachi HTS542525K9SA00 250GB-$85
188GB free
Firmware: BBFOC3BP Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
31.2% Below average
Read 51
Write 57.4
Mixed 51.2
40% 53.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.28
72% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
21.3% Poor
MC Read 7.2
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 6.5
19% 6.77 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 6
SC Mixed 6.3
17% 6.07 GB/s
Latency 95.6
42% 95.6 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS420 Builds (Compare 710 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation 20%

System: Dell XPS420

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $246
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