Dell XPS 8700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 65.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive96% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
15 days ago, 15 days ago.
SystemDell XPS 8700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KWVT8
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateOct 08 '17 at 05:21
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 i7-4790-$308
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
65.4% Good
SC Int 95.2
SC Float 97.9
SC Mixed 91
76% 94.7 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 327
QC Mixed 317
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 523
MC Float 558
MC Mixed 532
80% 538 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
39.7% Below average
Lighting 117
Reflection 87.7
Parallax 115
36% 106 fps
MRender 97.5
Gravity 111
Splatting 91
43% 99.8 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
71GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 404
Mixed 412
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 24.8
132% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 24.5
87% 194 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 96%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
332GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 140
Write 149
Mixed 99.3
96% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.27
85% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
54% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 16.4
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8700 Builds (Compare 2,715 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $508
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