Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 63.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics18.5% 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 Drive26.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '18 at 22:58
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-2400-$87
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
63.6% Good
SC Int 88
SC Float 87.9
SC Mixed 88.1
70% 88 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 329
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 335
50% 334 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
MSI(1462 8C98) 2GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
18.5% Very poor
Lighting 56.9
Reflection 39.5
Parallax 58.1
18% 51.5 fps
MRender 33.1
Gravity 55.7
Splatting 44.6
19% 44.5 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSA2BT040G3 40GB
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
26.6% Poor
Read 168
Write 48.1
Mixed 63.9
20% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 28.2
4K Mixed 10.3
53% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 19.1
DQ Write 35.3
DQ Mixed 11.1
13% 21.9 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 32%
WD WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 500GB
465GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
48% Average
Read 82.7
Write 84.5
Mixed 23.4
46% 63.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.17
60% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 48%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325U6BFR8C-H9 HMT351U6CFR8C-H9 Kingston 9905402-440.A00LF 0443 RMR5040ED58E9W1600 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51.1% Above average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 4,350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $376
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