Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.14% 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 Drive61.6% 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160912
Uptime21.9 Days
Run DateMay 05 '17 at 18:37
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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 i7-6700-$299
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
67% Good
SC Int 100
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 101
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 342
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 258
MC Mixed 264
50% 326 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06B9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4501
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
6.14% Terrible
Lighting 17.6
Reflection 20.8
Parallax 18.8
6% 19.1 fps
MRender 14.1
Gravity 16.4
Splatting 16.4
7% 15.6 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.14%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Cx2-8b256-q11 NVMe LITEON 256GB
130GB free
Firmware: 48811QC Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 180
Write 186
Mixed 806
89% 391 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 26.4
135% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 42.3
DQ Write 97.2
DQ Mixed 132
83% 90.6 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 190%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$83
363GB free
Firmware: CC49
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 94.8
Write 88.8
Mixed 83
67% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.17
48% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
55.4% Above average
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 17.4
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 15.2
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 87.6
46% 87.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 1,610 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $299
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