Dell Precision WorkStation 490

Performance Results

Gaming 19%
Desktop 57%
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 48.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics34.2% 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 Drive51.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemDell Precision WorkStation 490  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0GU083
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20080425
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 01 '20 at 10:17
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon X5365
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
48.8% Average
Memory 65.3
1-Core 47.2
2-Core 92.7
44% 68.4 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 188
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
34.2% Below average
Lighting 43.7
Reflection 45.4
Parallax 41.2
35% 43.4 fps
MRender 37.7
Gravity 41.3
Splatting 35.9
33% 38.3 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 36%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT08B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 126 126 128 131 131 MB/s
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
51.6% Above average
Read 250
Write 131
Mixed 121
SusWrite 128
35% 158 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 19.2
90% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 45.4
63% 117 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8x1GB
8 of 8 slots used
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
11.6% Very poor
MC Read 3.1
MC Write 2.8
MC Mixed 4
9% 3.3 GB/s
SC Read 3
SC Write 2.7
SC Mixed 4
9% 3.23 GB/s
Latency 113
35% 113 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 11.6%
Great: 121%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision WorkStation 490 Builds (Compare 342 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 22%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 18%

System: Dell Precision WorkStation 490

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $235
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