Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 56.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics2.21% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive42.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime2 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 17:43
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$134
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
56.8% Above average
1-Core 96.6
2-Core 178
66% 137 Pts
4-Core 356
8-Core 356
49% 356 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 8490
Dell(1028 2120) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 14.100.0.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
2.21% Terrible
Lighting 9.6
Reflection 8.3
Parallax 8.9
2% 8.93 fps
MRender 5.2
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 6.3
2% 6.07 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.21%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP S700 120GB-$26
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 31 48 33 21 47 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
42.2% Average
Read 470
Write 367
Mixed 15
SusWrite 87.9
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 35.8
4K Mixed 1
52% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 17
DQ Mixed 0.6
23% 60.5 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$142
6.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 173 180 187 185 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 135
Write 154
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 181
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.7
218% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 90%
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
52.5% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.3
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 15.5
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 53%
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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 OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,834 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $377
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