Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 58.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.68% 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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130314
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 20:38
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-2400-$87
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
58.6% Above average
1-Core 88.6
2-Core 168
61% 128 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 335
46% 333 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 610
MSI(1462 809F) 1GB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 250 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
1.68% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 6
Parallax 5.3
2% 5.83 fps
MRender 4.9
Gravity 6
Splatting 3.9
2% 4.93 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.68%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 97 108 110 113 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 118
Write 121
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 105
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 71%
WD My Passport 0740 1TB
162GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 20 18 19 18 18 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
10.5% Very poor
Read 22.7
Write 14.6
Mixed 16.2
SusWrite 18.7
24% 18.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
52% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 10.5%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT2GC64B88B0NF-CG 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
51.2% Above average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 16.6
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51.2%
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 990 Builds (Compare 9,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

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