Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

Gaming 108%
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 111%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 92.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics118% 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 Drive159% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0K3CM7
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210401
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 22 '21 at 22:39
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 28%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Memory 67.1
1-Core 170
2-Core 343
103% 193 Pts
4-Core 634
8-Core 1,001
104% 817 Pts
64-Core 1,586
106% 1,586 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 115%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Dell(1028 3971) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.37
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
118% Outstanding
Lighting 148
Reflection 183
Parallax 130
119% 153 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 137
Splatting 117
116% 146 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 118%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme BC511 SK hynix 512GB
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11004101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 651 562 557 435 358 332 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Read 756
Write 653
Mixed 648
SusWrite 482
143% 635 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 65.1
220% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 707
DQ Write 697
DQ Mixed 609
483% 671 MB/s
Poor: 121%
This bench: 159%
Great: 199%
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 (22nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
57% Above average
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 16.4
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 18.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 57%
Great: 68%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 47: 6R 4G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
47% 19% 78 317 245 60 27" 1920 1080 HPN3494 HP 27w
History: Score 57: 7R 5G 7B | Score 47: 6R 4G 5B
Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 6,235 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 122%
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 120%

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $793
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