Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 70%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics129% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NW73C
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 26 '18 at 10:01
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-$430
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
70% Good
SC Int 104
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 352
QC Mixed 335
77% 338 Pts
MC Int 495
MC Float 499
MC Mixed 507
75% 500 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 70%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 371
Parallax 421
127% 399 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 408
Splatting 248
130% 296 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 129%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 108 76 71 75 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 450
Write 458
Mixed 393
SusWrite 142
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 39.3
126% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 363
273% 366 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 135%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
53GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 99 97 102 107 96 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 106
Write 100
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 98.4
70% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 85%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$130
183GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 133 123 127 106 119 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 97.9
Write 85.9
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 118
63% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
557GB free
Firmware: CC4G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 157 162 165 163 159 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 144
Write 116
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 161
90% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
122% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
57.3% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 17.2
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 59%
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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 8500 Builds (Compare 3,936 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $505
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