Dell Studio XPS 8100

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics32.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell Studio XPS 8100
MotherboardDell Studio XPS 8100  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20091209
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 19 '17 at 10:35
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7 860-$295
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
41.6% Average
SC Int 75.7
SC Float 80.9
SC Mixed 75
62% 77.2 Pts
QC Int 179
QC Float 194
QC Mixed 181
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 247
MC Float 270
MC Mixed 250
38% 256 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
PwrHis(1787 201C) 3GB
MaxC: 900 MHz, MaxM: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.3.2
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
32.1% Below average
Lighting 99.8
Reflection 67.8
Parallax 108
31% 92 fps
MRender 57.9
Gravity 112
Splatting 82.4
32% 84.1 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
191GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 143
Write 148
Mixed 106
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.28
122% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$80
141GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 94.7
Write 91.5
Mixed 25.4
51% 70.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.31
77% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5673FH0-CH9 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
43.2% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 13.3
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 13.2
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Studio XPS 8100 Builds (Compare 727 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell Studio XPS 8100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $395
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