Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 46.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.62% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NW73C
Memory3.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 28 '19 at 20:31
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-3350P-$165
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
46.8% Average
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 162
55% 118 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 287
40% 291 Pts
64-Core 306
20% 306 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 7570
Dell(1028 2B22) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
3.62% Terrible
Lighting 13
Reflection 10.4
Parallax 15.5
4% 13 fps
MRender 11
Gravity 12.9
Splatting 13.2
4% 12.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 3.62%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
668GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 126 151 170 181 172 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 30
Write 24.2
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 148
42% 57.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
59% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5773DH0-CK0 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
54.4% Above average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.8
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 16.6
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 76.2
52% 76.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 4,989 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $323
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