Dell Studio XPS 8100

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 46.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.41% 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.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Studio XPS 8100
MotherboardDell Studio XPS 8100  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20091209
Uptime3 Days
Run DateDec 24 '20 at 21:18
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5 650-$149
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
46.5% Average
Memory 63.7
1-Core 71.3
2-Core 121
52% 85.2 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 182
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 220
Nvidia(10DE 069A) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.01
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
2.41% Terrible
Lighting 3
Reflection 1.8
Parallax 1.6
2% 2.13 fps
MRender 5.5
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 3.2
2% 3.73 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.41%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
596GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 99 98 120 128 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 132
Write 144
Mixed 60.6
SusWrite 110
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 108%
Seagate BUP RD 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 19 19 19 19 19 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
13.6% Very poor
Read 28
Write 26.8
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 18.5
18% 24.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
154% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 13.6%
Great: 67%
WD Elements 10B8 500GB
237GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 16 16 16 16 16 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
13.3% Very poor
Read 30.5
Write 21.9
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 16.1
28% 22.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
87% 1 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13.3%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT2GC64B8HA0NF-BE 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM 1066 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
28.4% Poor
MC Read 9.6
MC Write 9
MC Mixed 11.3
28% 9.97 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 7.7
20% 7.1 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Studio XPS 8100 Builds (Compare 1,822 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Studio XPS 8100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $299
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback