Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10.9% 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 Drive318% 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.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0427JK
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210615
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '21 at 03:46
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-11700K-$380
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 86.2
1-Core 182
2-Core 365
114% 211 Pts
4-Core 676
8-Core 1,108
113% 892 Pts
64-Core 1,719
115% 1,719 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K620-$170
Nvidia(10DE 1098) 2GB
CLim: 1124 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
10.9% Very poor
Lighting 13.8
Reflection 15.8
Parallax 11
11% 13.5 fps
MRender 11.2
Gravity 13.5
Splatting 14.9
11% 13.2 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 10.9%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme Micron 2300 1024GB
856GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 23000030 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1964 2032 2027 2054 2070 2082 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
318% Outstanding
Read 1,764
Write 2,174
Mixed 1263
SusWrite 2,038
409% 1,810 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 69.9
223% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,303
DQ Write 1,120
DQ Mixed 1,019
816% 1,147 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 318%
Great: 326%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
2TB free
Firmware: 1003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 209 209 220 217 220 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 55% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1G44AB0-CWE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
62.9% Good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 20.4
MC Mixed 16.8
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 21.8
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 68%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 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
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 23" 1280 720 DEL4077 DELL P2312H
Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 5,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $760
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