Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.38% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive143% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 01 '21 at 00:15
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500-$235
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Memory 80.5
1-Core 107
2-Core 209
76% 132 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 393
53% 391 Pts
64-Core 398
27% 398 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 250
Dell(1028 2120) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
7.38% Terrible
Lighting 9.1
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 13.8
7% 11.4 fps
MRender 8.5
Gravity 9.3
Splatting 8.4
7% 8.73 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.38%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 294 292 295 296 297 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Read 1,017
Write 303
Mixed 312
SusWrite 295
105% 482 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 36.5
186% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 987
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 407
363% 568 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 143%
Great: 143%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$29
466GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 114 112 115 116 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 114
Write 114
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 114
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
42.6% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 12.9
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 14.3
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 3,582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $340
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