Dell XPS 8930

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics96.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive272% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemDell XPS 8930  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0DF42J
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180720
Uptime7 Days
Run DateNov 08 '18 at 00:49
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8086K-$534
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
92% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 268
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 520
8-Core 817
85% 668 Pts
64-Core 1,057
71% 1,057 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 367
Parallax 385
99% 379 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 377
Splatting 239
93% 283 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXA73D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1729 943 598 600 601 597 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
272% Outstanding
Read 2,289
Write 1,794
Mixed 1,485
SusWrite 845
358% 1,603 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 83.3
276% 95.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,023
DQ Write 890
DQ Mixed 947
712% 953 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 272%
Great: 292%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 185 180 185 185 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 151
Mixed 26
SusWrite 183
95% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.7
317% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$54
309GB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 114 113 116 115 114 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
65% Good
Read 112
Write 113
Mixed 60
SusWrite 114
73% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65%
Great: 115%
Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate USB 3.0 16GB-$44
6GB free, PID 1656
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 79 79 79 79 76 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 106
Write 82
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 77.1
96% 75 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.4
97% 3 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
80.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 22.6
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 25.8
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 88%
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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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Gaming
Gaming 37%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $525
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