Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 58%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics16.3% 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 Drive52.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (77%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0YJPT1
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130828
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateSep 08 '17 at 01:02
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 77%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th 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 i7-3770-$335
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
58% Above average
SC Int 90.9
SC Float 93.6
SC Mixed 90.9
73% 91.8 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 279
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 316
MC Float 326
MC Mixed 325
48% 323 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 58%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$115
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
16.3% Very poor
Lighting 60.2
Reflection 42.3
Parallax 56
18% 52.8 fps
MRender 7.7
Gravity 59.7
Splatting 31.8
15% 33.1 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
38GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 436
Write 115
Mixed 145
50% 232 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 9.88
89% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 29.2
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 9.16
25% 50.6 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 66%
WD Blue 160GB (2007)-$13
108GB free
Firmware: 05.06H05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
38.3% Below average
Read 67.4
Write 65.5
Mixed 65.4
50% 66.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.36
99% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G6M1 Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G 16JTF51264AZ-1G6M1 Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
53.4% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 16.8
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 15.9
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 1,996 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $335
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