Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics28.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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
SystemDell Precision WorkStation T5500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0CRH6C
Memory10 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130528
Uptime6.9 Days
Run DateJul 30 '18 at 08:45
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 Xeon X5680
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
65.5% Good
SC Int 84.2
SC Float 90.7
SC Mixed 81.8
68% 85.6 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 337
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 486
MC Float 526
MC Mixed 505
76% 506 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
CLim: 1175 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
28.8% Poor
Lighting 83.2
Reflection 82.8
Parallax 108
29% 91.5 fps
MRender 57.8
Gravity 74.2
Splatting 74.8
29% 68.9 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$31
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3K87RA
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 206
Write 232
Mixed 196
47% 211 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 20
80% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 100
99% 158 MB/s
Poor: 44% Great: 81%
WD WD25 00JS-58NCB1 250GB
25GB free
Firmware: 10.02E04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 51 52 54 42 39 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 62.6
Write 62.7
Mixed 43.6
SusWrite 48.3
40% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 35%
WD WD25 00JS-58NCB1 250GB
21GB free
Firmware: 10.02E04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 38 38 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
23.8% Poor
Read 43.7
Write 50.8
Mixed 37.9
SusWrite 38.5
32% 42.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
173% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 23.8%
Great: 35%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$6
8GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.8 4.3 5.6 4.6 4.9 5.6 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
5.58% Terrible
Read 23.9
Write 2.7
Mixed 9
SusWrite 4.4
10% 10 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
18% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 5.58%
Great: 25%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6x2GB
6 of 6 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
54.3% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 21.7
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 12.8
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

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