Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive153% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0427JK
Memory6.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210401
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '21 at 12:51
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 2060S + 11600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-11700-$338
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Memory 69.8
1-Core 182
2-Core 370
110% 207 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 1,166
103% 851 Pts
64-Core 1,618
109% 1,618 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
Dell(1028 C756) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.37
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 126
Reflection 112
Parallax 131
102% 123 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 115
Splatting 105
101% 134 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme WD_BLACK SN750 2TB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 112000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 538 554 556 561 562 562 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Read 661
Write 622
Mixed 643
SusWrite 555
140% 620 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 54.5
182% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 838
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 1,016
706% 878 MB/s
Poor: 198%
This bench: 153%
Great: 306%
Crucial MX300 750GB-$169
553GB free
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 138 138 137 136 134 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 409
Write 416
Mixed 350
SusWrite 137
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 35.2
122% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 310
232% 311 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 104%
Samsung Flash Drive 32GB
30GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 15 16 16 15 16 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Read 34.3
Write 21
Mixed 21.8
SusWrite 16.4
30% 23.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 8.9
4K Mixed 4.7
487% 6.7 MB/s
DQ Read 8.2
DQ Write 9.3
DQ Mixed 5.2
524% 7.57 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A2G43AB3-CWE 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.1% Average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 10.5
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 11.6
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 14: 1R 3G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
14% 27% 15 27 7 60 27" 2560 1440 ACR0524 K272HUL
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Gaming
Gaming 122%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 121%
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System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $780
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