Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics9.26% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NW73C
Memory9.1 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130828
Uptime29.7 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:08
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 Core i7-3770-$400
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
67.6% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 101
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 319
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 516
MC Mixed 529
78% 521 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 640
Zotac(19DA 1269) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
9.26% Terrible
Lighting 24.5
Reflection 20.2
Parallax 28
8% 24.2 fps
MRender 16.4
Gravity 30.8
Splatting 24.1
10% 23.8 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.26%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M5 Pro 128GB-$130
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 508
Write 307
Mixed 379
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 13.6
63% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 25.3
DQ Write 42.1
DQ Mixed 13
16% 26.8 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
521GB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 169
Write 164
Mixed 154
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.31
88% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 48% Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown NT2GC64B88G0NF-DI 830B NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI 830B NT2GC64B88G0NF-DI 830B NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
56.9% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 17.1
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 3,035 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $477
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