Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics84.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive154% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KV3RP
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201026
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 21 '20 at 17:04
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 94.9
1-Core 144
2-Core 288
99% 176 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1,030
100% 801 Pts
64-Core 1,446
97% 1,446 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
EVGA(3842 1667) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Lighting 107
Reflection 96.4
Parallax 89
88% 97.4 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 92.4
Splatting 79.7
62% 93.2 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 84%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 1TB
706GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1861 1033 1000 999 993 1001 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 785
Write 1,009
Mixed 694
SusWrite 1,148
206% 909 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 28.1
118% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 56.9
DQ Write 691
DQ Mixed 837
510% 528 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 154%
Great: 275%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
711GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 158 166 169 171 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 158
Mixed 31.5
SusWrite 166
94% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 105%
Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ152 500GB
417GB free
Firmware: 0002LIM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 137 138 139 139 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 142
Write 131
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 138
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 79%
SDXC Card 64GB
59GB free, PID null, Evo
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 29 29 29 29 29 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
13.1% Very poor
Read 17
Write 24.3
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 28.6
32% 22.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.7
114% 3.17 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 13.1%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6DJR8N-XN 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (99th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
47.6% Average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 11.7
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 16.6
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 489 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $320
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