Dell XPS 8300

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 63.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics12.8% 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 Drive70.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 8300  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0Y2MRG
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111017
Uptime3 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 08:00
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$261
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
63.7% Good
SC Int 93.5
SC Float 93.8
SC Mixed 93.5
75% 93.6 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 316
QC Mixed 307
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 440
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 455
68% 451 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6790
PwrHis(1787 2310) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
12.8% Very poor
Lighting 42.2
Reflection 32.2
Parallax 40.6
12% 38.3 fps
MRender 22.2
Gravity 29.8
Splatting 33.5
13% 28.5 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 12.8%
Great: 15%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$298
746GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 512
Write 409
Mixed 422
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 15
80% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 44.2
DQ Mixed 36.5
28% 38 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-H9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
47.7% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 14.8
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 15.4
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8300 Builds (Compare 1,756 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $358
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