Dell XPS 8900

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 67.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.77% 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 Drive60.7% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8900  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0XJ8C4
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160120
Uptime12 Days
Run DateJan 31 '19 at 00:38
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$310
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.6% Good
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 97.3
78% 97.6 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 325
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 446
MC Mixed 526
68% 454 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Dell(1028 1083) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.25
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
6.77% Terrible
Lighting 20
Reflection 18.7
Parallax 24.3
7% 21 fps
MRender 10
Gravity 21.4
Splatting 16.2
7% 15.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.77%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$82
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 268 255 145 205 207 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 466
Write 341
Mixed 146
SusWrite 223
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 20.5
80% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 48.4
DQ Mixed 53.8
50% 78.4 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A1G43DB0-CPB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.7
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 24.3
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8900 Builds (Compare 3,152 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8900

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $460
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