Dell XPS 8900

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics60.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8900  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0XJ8C4
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160120
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateSep 06 '17 at 16:36
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th 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 i7-6700-$297
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
69.4% Good
SC Int 95.7
SC Float 98.3
SC Mixed 97.4
78% 97.1 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 339
77% 341 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 567
MC Mixed 529
78% 523 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.7% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 174
Parallax 188
61% 188 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 162
Splatting 146
60% 143 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
237GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 126
Write 127
Mixed 142
100% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.2
74% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.9% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 21.4
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 17
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8900 Builds (Compare 2,226 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8900

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $507
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