Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics10.4% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory10GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 10GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 14 years and 8 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
20 months ago, 20 months ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 10 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180211
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 05 '22 at 15:30
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-2400-$250
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Memory 87.8
1-Core 84.7
2-Core 169
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 334
44% 332 Pts
64-Core 327
20% 327 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 745 (OEM)-$60
Nvidia(10DE 1065) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1032 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 473.62
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Lighting 12.8
Reflection 15
Parallax 10.4
10% 12.7 fps
MRender 10.7
Gravity 12.5
Splatting 13.6
10% 12.3 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 10%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$36
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 113 111 118 125 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 128
Write 104
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 117
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Hynix HMT351U6EFR8C-PB HMT451U6AFR8C-PB HMT325U6EFR8C-PB 10GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
43.1% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 13.4
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 9
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 3,954 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $225
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