Dell XPS 8900

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8900  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0XJ8C4
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171210
Uptime8.8 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 22:35
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i7-6700K-$280
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
81.4% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 385
85% 377 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 604
89% 598 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 102%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 42 44 51 128 62 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 44% Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A1G43DB0-CPB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
73.8% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 23.3
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 23.8
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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System: Dell XPS 8900

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $462
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