Pros

  • Compact chassis saves space
  • Strong general performance

Cons

  • Limited connection options
  • Limited upgradability

At A Glance

Dell’s Optiplex 990 SFF manages to squeeze past much of the rest of the Business Desktop category, offering strong general performance at a fair price.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 3.4 MHz
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD
General Information
UPC Code 884116062011
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • DVI (dual link)
  • DisplayPort
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Power
Power Supply Wattage 240.0 watts
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
Other Features
Devices Keyboard

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 152.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 164.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 313.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 142.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 253.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 274.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 183.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 143.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 367.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 157.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 190.0
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 61.62   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 28.61   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 22.76   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 13.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 46.49   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 23.35   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 19.08   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 11.26   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 15.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 9.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 8.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 5.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 37.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 22.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 18.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 12.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 19.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 44.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 25.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 20.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 13.2   Frames per second (higher is better)