Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive63.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell Precision WorkStation T5500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0CRH6C
Memory6.3 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 06 '19 at 22:38
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Xeon X5660
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
50.3% Above average
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 145
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 358
42% 321 Pts
64-Core 381
26% 381 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 200 196 181 177 170 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
63.2% Good
Read 228
Write 225
Mixed 217
SusWrite 188
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 48.7
4K Mixed 34.1
108% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 192
145% 194 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 131%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
363GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 111 110 115 119 111 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 57.8
Write 148
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 112
63% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.9
355% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
277GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 88 84 89 91 92 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
42.1% Average
Read 59.3
Write 64.8
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 87.7
43% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
68% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 63%
Seagate ST3250310AS 250GB-$27
28GB free
Firmware: 3.ADA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 68 66 67 67 67 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
39% Below average
Read 68.7
Write 69
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 67
45% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 39%
Great: 55%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
180GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 82 81 82 82 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
32.4% Below average
Read 94.5
Write 97.5
Mixed 20
SusWrite 81.2
96% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
25% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3x4GB
3 of 6 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
48.2% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 20.1
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.6
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
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System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $106
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