Dell OptiPlex 980

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 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 47.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive47.6% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 7 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
17 months ago, 17 months ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 980
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 980  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110121
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateSep 27 '18 at 15:41
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7 870-$279
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
47.7% Average
1-Core 76.4
2-Core 152
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 281
36% 267 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$51
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 184 173 173 169 165 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.6% Average
Read 193
Write 202
Mixed 186
SusWrite 177
43% 190 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 28.9
85% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 30.1
DQ Write 55.3
DQ Mixed 37
30% 40.8 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 124%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 8GB
4GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 12 12 12 12 12 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
6.68% Terrible
Read 21.8
Write 7
Mixed 9
SusWrite 11.9
15% 12.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 1.8
76% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 6.68%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMT351U6BFR8C-H9 80AD000080AD HMT351U6BFR8C-H9 80AD000080AD HMT351U6CFR8C-H9 80AD000080AD HMT351U6CFR8C-H9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.5% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 15.1
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 11.5
SC Mixed 12.4
33% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 980 Builds (Compare 3,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 980

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $247
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