Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.23% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive72.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateJul 03 '21 at 17:55
Run Duration351 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2500
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
75.5% Very good
Memory 92.1
1-Core 91
2-Core 169
72% 117 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 352
47% 346 Pts
64-Core 351
24% 351 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
MSI(1462 8C93) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
3.23% Terrible
Lighting 4.1
Reflection 4
Parallax 4.3
3% 4.13 fps
MRender 3.7
Gravity 3.9
Splatting 5
3% 4.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.23%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 233 226 231 224 226 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 405
Write 328
Mixed 292
SusWrite 232
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 56.5
4K Mixed 30.5
98% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 118
127% 208 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 98%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$70
426GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 97 96 96 96 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 112
Write 95.8
Mixed 32.9
SusWrite 95.1
61% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 109%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$80
405GB free
Firmware: 0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9 9.1 9.2 8.9 8.8 8.7 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
9.31% Terrible
Read 23
Write 15.2
Mixed 20
SusWrite 8.9
13% 16.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 9.31%
Great: 59%
WD WD10EAVS-00D7B1 1TB
228GB free
Firmware: 0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.1 9.1 9.2 8.9 8.8 8.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
11.6% Very poor
Read 30.7
Write 16.5
Mixed 22.1
SusWrite 9
15% 19.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 11.6%
Great: 52%
WD Elements 2TB
863GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 16 15 15 15 15 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
12.9% Very poor
Read 28.7
Write 18.5
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 15.3
27% 20.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.9%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273DH0-CH9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
51.3% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 16.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 15.7
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 53%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 8: 0R 2G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
8% 3% 132 20 4 60 27" 1920 1080 SAM0D22 S27F350
History: Score 0: 0R 0G 0B | Score 12: 1R 2G 1B | Score 8: 0R 2G 2B | Score 8: 0R 2G 2B
Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,884 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: $232
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