Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive278% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KV3RP
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210301
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 01 '21 at 04:18
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%
Watch Gameplay: 1660-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Memory 92
1-Core 143
2-Core 265
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 1,135
102% 834 Pts
64-Core 1,465
98% 1,465 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
Dell(1028 375D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.37
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.8% Very good
Lighting 97
Reflection 96.6
Parallax 87.5
78% 93.7 fps
MRender 96.4
Gravity 89.1
Splatting 75.5
73% 87 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Bc711 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
353GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41002131 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2193 1753 868 830 831 829 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
278% Outstanding
Read 2,393
Write 1,739
Mixed 1,681
SusWrite 1,218
393% 1,758 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 71.2
235% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 865
DQ Write 687
DQ Mixed 789
587% 780 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 278%
Great: 282%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 121 118 123 118 122 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 121
Write 114
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 121
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.2
114% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6DJR8N-XN 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (100th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
94.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 27.8
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 30.1
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 89%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 3,822 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $568
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11400F $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $44
Intel Core i5-11600K $259Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $96SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback