Dell OptiPlex 790

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years 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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 790
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 790  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 01 '18 at 18:49
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-2400-$87
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
64.5% Good
SC Int 86.7
SC Float 86.9
SC Mixed 87.3
70% 87 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 337
77% 338 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 337
MC Mixed 337
51% 337 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OAC90 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Read 65.9
Write 65.4
Mixed 7.3
33% 46.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.23
4K Mixed 0.07
24% 0.2 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 57%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$12
2GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
9.69% Terrible
Read 25.1
Write 8.77
Mixed 10.7
16% 14.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.59
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.71
74% 1.79 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 9.69%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5673FH0-CH9 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
50.7% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 16
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 15.5
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 52%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 790 Builds (Compare 5,308 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $182
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