Dell XPS420

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 27.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.98% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive40.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS420  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0TP406
Memory2.4 GB free of 6 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090225
Uptime20.9 Days
Run DateApr 19 '18 at 22:10
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 Core2 Quad Q6600-$170
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
27.8% Poor
SC Int 56.5
SC Float 27.1
SC Mixed 37.1
32% 40.2 Pts
QC Int 209
QC Float 104
QC Mixed 146
35% 153 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 107
MC Mixed 149
25% 162 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 35%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 2600-XT
Dell(1028 2542) 256MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
2.98% Terrible
Lighting 9
Reflection 15.8
Parallax 3.5
2% 9.43 fps
MRender 8.2
Gravity 5.3
Splatting 14.3
4% 9.27 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.98%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$26
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
40.4% Average
Read 244
Write 200
Mixed 191
47% 211 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 44
4K Mixed 6.16
61% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 18.4
DQ Write 43.2
DQ Mixed 6.04
12% 22.6 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6GB
null MHz
1024, 2048, 1024, 2048 MB
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
15.6% Very poor
MC Read 6
MC Write 4.5
MC Mixed 4.7
14% 5.07 GB/s
SC Read 3.4
SC Write 3.1
SC Mixed 3.9
10% 3.47 GB/s
Latency 116
34% 116 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.6%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS420 Builds (Compare 909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS420

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