Dell XPS 15 9560

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 69.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics30.7% 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 Drive199% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 15 9560  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05FFDN
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170608
Uptime7.8 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 23:21
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
69.2% Good
SC Int 84.8
SC Float 93.8
SC Mixed 89
71% 89.2 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 351
76% 338 Pts
MC Int 510
MC Float 582
MC Mixed 543
82% 545 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07BE) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 22.21.13.8205
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
30.7% Below average
Lighting 94.6
Reflection 61.5
Parallax 85.6
28% 80.6 fps
MRender 74.6
Gravity 96
Splatting 50.9
32% 73.8 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 33%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme CX2-8B512-Q11 NV 512GB
234GB free
Firmware: 4891 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
199% Outstanding
Read 2,013
Write 1,058
Mixed 1,158
310% 1,410 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 28.4
158% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 43
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 29
65% 126 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 199%
Great: 227%
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 below expectations (12th percentile)
60.9% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.6
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 21.3
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.9%
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 3,061 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,550

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