Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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. 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 63.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.9% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive83.7% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1776 x 1000 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 31 '19 at 20:25
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-2500-$167
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
63.3% Good
1-Core 94.8
2-Core 187
66% 141 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 358
49% 358 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 8490
Dell(1028 2120) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.9% Terrible
Lighting 9.6
Reflection 8.4
Parallax 8.9
2% 8.97 fps
MRender 5.3
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 6.2
2% 6.07 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.9%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP S700 120GB-$29
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 376 407 425 427 427 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 472
Write 367
Mixed 384
SusWrite 393
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 23.7
100% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 41.7
87% 173 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$150
6.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 180 165 185 188 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 140
Write 154
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 175
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.8
243% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273CH0-CH9 Kingston K1N7HK-ELC 0443 RMR1870EC58E9F1333 Kingston K1N7HK-ELC 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51.8% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.2
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 16.6
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 8,824 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $312
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