Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 66%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics66.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180211
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 06:32
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2600-$240
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
66% Good
Memory 86
1-Core 87.9
2-Core 161
68% 112 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 383
40% 316 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 66%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
PNY(196E 1347) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
66.3% Good
Lighting 82.8
Reflection 82.8
Parallax 79.4
67% 81.7 fps
MRender 107
Gravity 76.7
Splatting 69.4
66% 84.2 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 120GB
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 97 87 31 62 38 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 432
Write 288
Mixed 314
SusWrite 85.6
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 57.5
4K Mixed 21.7
101% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 33.3
DQ Mixed 35.8
43% 80.3 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 93%
WD RE4 1TB (2010)-$40
794GB free
Firmware: 01.01V02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 129 128 128 130 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 132
Write 130
Mixed 84.4
SusWrite 128
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273DH0-CH9 M378B5273CH0-CH9 M378B5273CH0-CH9 M378B5273CH0-CH9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
41.2% Average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 13.7
40% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 13.4
SC Mixed 12
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,213 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 5%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $275
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