Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 77.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.92% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
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)
Memory9.1 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 28 '19 at 11:22
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2600-$205
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Memory 89.4
1-Core 96.2
2-Core 189
75% 125 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 470
55% 416 Pts
64-Core 465
31% 465 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6450
Dell(1028 2120) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1201.0
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
1.92% Terrible
Lighting 2.4
Reflection 3.08
Parallax 2
2% 2.49 fps
MRender 1.95
Gravity 1.7
Splatting 2.22
1% 1.96 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.92%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 43 27 26 32 60 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 95.5
Write 96.4
Mixed 66
SusWrite 38.4
55% 74.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 109%
WD My Passport 25E1 2TB
2TB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 23 22 20 21 23 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
13.9% Very poor
Read 31
Write 20
Mixed 21.4
SusWrite 21.5
30% 23.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
89% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 13.9%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
V01D3LF4GB26826813 830B NT4GC64B8HG0NF-CG 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
38.8% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 12.2
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 13.5
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 4,840 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $233
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