Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% 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 Drive168% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0K3CM7
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211007
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 02 '21 at 00:21
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$322
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Memory 74.7
1-Core 167
2-Core 336
104% 193 Pts
4-Core 621
8-Core 1,027
104% 824 Pts
64-Core 1,622
109% 1,622 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
Dell(1028 C973) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2257 MHz, MLim: 4000 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 137
Reflection 132
Parallax 152
111% 140 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 114
Splatting 99.1
97% 123 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme KBG40ZNS512G KIOXIA 512GB
228GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 491 500 500 426 370 368 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
168% Outstanding
Read 743
Write 664
Mixed 689
SusWrite 442
143% 635 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 75.5
266% 98.5 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 449
DQ Mixed 672
492% 654 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 168%
Great: 207%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
931GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 173 173 179 181 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 120
Mixed 88.1
SusWrite 177
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
229% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1G44AB0-CWE 859B0000802C CT8G4DFRA32A.M8FR 16GB
3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
65.8% Good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 18.3
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 23.2
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 91.1
44% 91.1 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 67%

 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 21.5" 1280 720 HWP3183 HP 22cwa
Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 8,598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $791
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