Dell XPS 15 9560

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics22.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive170% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 15 9560  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05FFDN
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 19:27
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
70.4% Very good
SC Int 99.3
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 97.6
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 352
QC Mixed 347
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 501
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 527
79% 527 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07BE) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9836
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
22.3% Poor
Lighting 54.7
Reflection 55.8
Parallax 67.4
18% 59.3 fps
MRender 70.4
Gravity 60.3
Splatting 46.3
25% 59 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 33%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme CX2-8B512-Q11 NV 512GB
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 48911QD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 849 708 714 659 641 626 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 1,136
Write 896
Mixed 641
SusWrite 700
189% 843 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 47.7
164% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 851
DQ Write 526
DQ Mixed 593
468% 657 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 170%
Great: 225%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
72.9% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 21.8
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 21.6
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9560 Builds (Compare 10,186 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,017

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,017
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