Dell XPS 8700

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 72.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics12.5% 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.
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.
SystemDell XPS 8700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KWVT8
Memory7.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141122
Uptime11.5 Days
Run DateJul 23 '18 at 12:26
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-4790-$308
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
72.3% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 101
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 351
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 578
MC Mixed 574
85% 565 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 745 (OEM)-$60
Nvidia(10DE 1065) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1032 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
12.5% Very poor
Lighting 41.7
Reflection 34.4
Parallax 31.8
12% 36 fps
MRender 23.8
Gravity 35.9
Splatting 33.2
13% 31 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 12.5%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
657GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 130 148 141 166 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 173
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 147
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 113%
Lexar JumpDrive P20 USB 3.0 64GB-$40
28GB free, PID a212
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 281 249 252 289 286 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 204
Write 156
Mixed 159
SusWrite 267
268% 196 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 1.6
107% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 4JTF25664AZ-1G6E1 Hynix HMT451U6BFR8C-PB 4JTF25664AZ-1G6E1 Hynix HMT451U6BFR8C-PB 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
55.8% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 16.6
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 15.2
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8700 Builds (Compare 5,901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $466
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