Dell Precision WorkStation R5500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 47.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive39.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell Precision WorkStation R5500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0J6M83
Memory16.2 GB free of 20 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180312
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJul 10 '18 at 17:44
Run Duration10357 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
1st CPU: Intel Xeon X5687
CPU1, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
47.1% Average
1-Core 40.3
2-Core 105
33% 72.8 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 713
65% 529 Pts
64-Core 720
48% 720 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$79
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 107 94 109 105 112 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Read 90.4
Write 172
Mixed 150
SusWrite 108
30% 130 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 19.6
69% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 139
114% 162 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 82%
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$199
368GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 218 214 216 208 215 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
64% Good
Read 230
Write 223
Mixed 215
SusWrite 214
50% 221 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 35.7
104% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 172
135% 185 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 64%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 20GB
null MHz
2048, 8192, 8192, 2048 MB
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
43.3% Average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 15.4
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 5.3
SC Mixed 6.4
19% 6.73 GB/s
Latency 97.2
41% 97.2 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 52%
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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 R5500 Builds (Compare 69 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 47%

System: Dell Precision WorkStation R5500

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