Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive43.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NW73C
Memory18.7 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120905
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 12 '17 at 00:06
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i7-3770-$376
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
63.7% Good
SC Int 97.3
SC Float 98.8
SC Mixed 97.1
78% 97.7 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 302
68% 302 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 446
MC Mixed 445
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$225
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
69.1% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 186
Parallax 198
64% 199 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 202
Splatting 166
73% 171 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04MH Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
43.7% Average
Read 475
Write 234
Mixed 330
76% 347 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 6.19
4K Mixed 4.76
36% 9.6 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
218GB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 134
Write 154
Mixed 154
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.22
67% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 114%
Generic- SD/MMC 32GB
30GB free, PID 8468
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
7.72% Terrible
Read 21.9
Write 17.2
Mixed 15.6
22% 18.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.14
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.008
12% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 7.72%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI Kingston 9905403-518.A00LF 830B NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI Kingston 9905403-518.A00LF 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.8% Average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 14.6
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 15.6
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 48%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 2,998 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $475
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