Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 87.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics36.8% 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 OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151007
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 05 '18 at 18:06
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 i7-6700-$320
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 443
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 642
MC Mixed 625
91% 610 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
EVGA(3842 2959) 2GB
CLim: 1557 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 95
Parallax 106
35% 107 fps
MRender 79.9
Gravity 104
Splatting 79.9
38% 88.1 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$26
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 103
Write 107
Mixed 109
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.17
58% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
72.4% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.5
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 20
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 76.5
52% 76.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 1,851 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $320
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