Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.2% 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 Drive52.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 7 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150826
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateSep 06 '16 at 19:15
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i7-2600-$290
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
65.1% Good
SC Int 94.6
SC Float 97.1
SC Mixed 97.1
77% 96.3 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 309
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 442
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 480
70% 466 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
Dell(1028 0B0E) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1065.0
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
8.2% Terrible
Lighting 27.6
Reflection 23.6
Parallax 23
8% 24.7 fps
MRender 19.7
Gravity 19.3
Splatting 21.1
8% 20 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.2%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 240GB-$266
44GB free
Firmware: 320A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 441
Write 146
Mixed 162
54% 250 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 13.7
4K Mixed 16.7
69% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 55.4
DQ Mixed 73.5
64% 97.8 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$56
833GB free
Firmware: 19.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
70% Very good
Read 124
Write 120
Mixed 119
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.42
124% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273CH0-CH9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
49.1% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 15.4
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 2,796 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $378
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