Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics6.41% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive236% 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.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0427JK
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210615
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 14 '21 at 04:44
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-11400-$273
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Memory 73.8
1-Core 159
2-Core 297
97% 177 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 618
75% 565 Pts
64-Core 716
48% 716 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 730
Dell(1028 09C5) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9127
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
6.41% Terrible
Lighting 7.7
Reflection 14.1
Parallax 8.6
6% 10.1 fps
MRender 10.9
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 8.6
7% 9.07 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.41%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme BC711 SK hynix 256GB
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41002131 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 406 384 409 421 436 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 2,204
Write 1,464
Mixed 1,313
SusWrite 421
300% 1,350 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 78.4
263% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,058
DQ Write 746
DQ Mixed 762
607% 855 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 236%
Great: 274%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: 1001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 183 176 181 147 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 166
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 174
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1G44AB0-CWE 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
34.4% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 8.9
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 10.7
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 92.9
43% 92.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 40%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 5,831 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $770
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