Dell XPS 8930

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics59.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive90.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemDell XPS 8930  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0DF42J
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJun 12 '18 at 14:31
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-8700-$287
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 528
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 536
122% 536 Pts
MC Int 951
MC Float 1,075
MC Mixed 1,010
151% 1,012 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
Asus(1043 85ED) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Lighting 177
Reflection 164
Parallax 172
54% 171 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 167
Splatting 144
63% 149 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB
165GB free
Firmware: 70000P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 472
Mixed 500
111% 497 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 19.5
99% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 18.6
79% 176 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2666 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
81% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 23
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 27.5
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81%
Great: 92%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8930 Builds (Compare 1,403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
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Desktop
Desktop 108%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $734
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