Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 61.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive104% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0YJPT1
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130828
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 20 '17 at 20:15
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i7-3770-$400
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
61.8% Good
SC Int 81
SC Float 99.5
SC Mixed 85.3
71% 88.6 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 299
68% 300 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 512
MC Mixed 522
76% 509 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 407
Mixed 408
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 42.9
147% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 114
134% 233 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 104%
Great: 133%
Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB-$104
15GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 279
Write 49.2
Mixed 58.2
119% 129 MB/s
4K Read 8.62
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.83
110% 3.64 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609ES2LX0. 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 18.9
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 65%
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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 2,846 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $478
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