Dell XPS 15 9560

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 77.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30.8% 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 Drive147% 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.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 15 9560  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05FFDN
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170118
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:34
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
77.6% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 108
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 382
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 532
MC Float 601
MC Mixed 575
85% 569 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07BE) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7892
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
30.8% Below average
Lighting 100
Reflection 65.6
Parallax 102
30% 89.4 fps
MRender 55.6
Gravity 99.1
Splatting 52.5
28% 69.1 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 32%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5512GPUK NV 512GB
426GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 1,496
Write 935
Mixed 1,228
270% 1,220 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 17.5
94% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 50.7
DQ Mixed 16.3
19% 31.9 MB/s
Poor: 113%
This bench: 147%
Great: 191%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
78.3% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 22.7
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 24.3
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 78.3%
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 2,157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,550

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,550
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