Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 28%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive147% 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 0K3CM7
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20211007
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '22 at 05:38
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$150
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Memory 70.9
1-Core 153
2-Core 299
95% 174 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 710
78% 602 Pts
64-Core 741
50% 741 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30.5% Below average
Lighting 37
Reflection 42.3
Parallax 38.8
30% 39.4 fps
MRender 37.1
Gravity 39.2
Splatting 28.1
31% 34.8 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PCIe SSD 480GB
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 572 541 590 590 588 622 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 708
Write 594
Mixed 536
SusWrite 584
136% 606 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 51.9
152% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 835
DQ Write 734
DQ Mixed 619
509% 729 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 147%
Great: 205%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMAA1GU6CJR6N-XN 802C0000802C 8ATF1G64AZ-3G2J1 16GB
3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
68.8% Good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 19.1
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 99.4
40% 99.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 69%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 25: 3R 1G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
25% 44% 25 234 123 144 23.8" 1920 1080 ACR0759 XV240Y V
History: Score 17: 3R 0G 2B | Score 25: 3R 1G 7B
Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 11,290 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 130%
Desktop 101%
Workstation 130%

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $760
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