Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 48.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.25% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive31.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110910
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 28 '16 at 11:48
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$95
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
48.4% Average
1-Core 87.5
2-Core 173
61% 130 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 315
41% 304 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 047E) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2712
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.25% Terrible
Lighting 3.2
Reflection 4.1
Parallax 3.1
1% 3.47 fps
MRender 3.9
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.6
2% 3.63 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.25%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD 256GB-$150
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.0. Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
31.3% Below average
Read 409
Write 50
Mixed 57.2
36% 172 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 10.1
4K Mixed 5.41
38% 10.8 MB/s
DQ Read 37.1
DQ Write 6.8
DQ Mixed 5.44
8% 16.4 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 54%
Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 G2 USB 3.0 32GB-$33
7GB free, PID 16a2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Read 33.4
Write 14.1
Mixed 15.4
23% 21 MB/s
4K Read 5.67
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.66
55% 2.22 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT2GC64B88B0NF-CG 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
50.3% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.4
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 7,737 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

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