Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 73.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics22.4% 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 Drive224% 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170507
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 01:10
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
73.1% Very good
SC Int 92.4
SC Float 95.7
SC Mixed 98.1
76% 95.4 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 385
QC Mixed 369
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 547
MC Mixed 521
77% 516 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960M
Dell(1028 06E4) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 22.21.13.8205
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
22.4% Poor
Lighting 69.3
Reflection 44.7
Parallax 62.9
21% 59 fps
MRender 52.7
Gravity 70
Splatting 39.3
24% 54 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 23%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5512GPU7 NV 512GB
268GB free
Firmware: 57DA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
224% Outstanding
Read 1,886
Write 1,263
Mixed 1,325
330% 1,491 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 56.6
182% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 163
165% 268 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 224%
Great: 226%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
70.2% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 23
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 20.7
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 82.2
49% 82.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 76%
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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 9550 Builds (Compare 2,228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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