Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 69.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics0.85% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive39.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 years ago, 3 years ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory1 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110411
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 27 '18 at 02:05
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$20
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
69.5% Good
Memory 83.4
1-Core 85.7
2-Core 170
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 320
44% 321 Pts
64-Core 325
22% 325 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 047E) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4229
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
0.85% Terrible
Lighting 1.1
Reflection 1.46
Parallax 0.97
1% 1.18 fps
MRender 1.9
Gravity 0.8
Splatting 2
1% 1.57 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.85%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Visiontek GoDrive 120GB
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 101 94 84 89 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 307
Write 101
Mixed 163
SusWrite 91.5
36% 166 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 16.5
4K Mixed 18.7
63% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 44.8
DQ Write 27
DQ Mixed 33.6
26% 35.1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325U6BFR8C-H9 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
47.8% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 14.1
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,894 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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