Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 74.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.27% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180211
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJul 28 '20 at 00:47
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2400-$150
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
74.1% Very good
Memory 92.4
1-Core 86.7
2-Core 172
71% 117 Pts
4-Core 323
8-Core 334
45% 328 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9600 GT
Sapphire(174B 9400) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.01
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
4.27% Terrible
Lighting 5.73
Reflection 8.58
Parallax 1.88
5% 5.4 fps
MRender 8.81
Gravity 4
Splatting 5.91
4% 6.24 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.27%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$30
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03070009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 57 56 55 57 56 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 462
Write 69
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 58.8
36% 169 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 34.1
4K Mixed 31.9
101% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 47.5
DQ Mixed 80.9
65% 94.6 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$33
257GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 70 70 71 72 72 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 92.3
Write 86.8
Mixed 58.3
SusWrite 70.1
57% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 63%
Hitachi HDS5C1010CLA382 1TB
197GB free
Firmware: JC4OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 71 66 67 69 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
28.4% Poor
Read 31.2
Write 105
Mixed 39
SusWrite 67.5
44% 60.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT51264BA1339.C16F 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
51.6% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 16.5
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 15.7
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,866 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $231
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