Dell OptiPlex 980

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics22.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive41.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 8 months 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 980
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 980  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110121
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateOct 08 '18 at 15:37
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7 870-$300
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
48.4% Average
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 153
54% 115 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 273
36% 266 Pts
64-Core 297
20% 297 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro M2000
Nvidia(10DE 1190) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1651 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.33
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
22.6% Poor
Lighting 84.3
Reflection 78.9
Parallax 88.6
22% 83.9 fps
MRender 53
Gravity 84.7
Splatting 65.1
23% 67.6 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 23%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$61
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 184 170 171 170 171 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.1% Average
Read 170
Write 187
Mixed 168
SusWrite 166
39% 173 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 20.1
72% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.2
DQ Write 49.9
DQ Mixed 22.1
22% 33.7 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 122%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 8GB
4GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 12 12 12 12 12 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
9.33% Terrible
Read 20.5
Write 8.7
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 11.6
15% 12.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 1.8
107% 2 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.33%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMT351U6BFR8C-H9 80AD000080AD HMT351U6BFR8C-H9 80AD000080AD HMT351U6CFR8C-H9 80AD000080AD HMT351U6CFR8C-H9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.6% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 15.1
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 12.8
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 980 Builds (Compare 3,369 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 980

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $247
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