Dell XPS 12-9Q33

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.55% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 69% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
5 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 12-9Q33  (all builds)
MotherboardDell XPS 12-9Q33
Memory2.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150303
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 02:52
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 69%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-4200U-$281
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
40.3% Average
SC Int 76.1
SC Float 77.5
SC Mixed 74.2
61% 75.9 Pts
QC Int 174
QC Float 182
QC Mixed 179
40% 178 Pts
MC Int 173
MC Float 176
MC Mixed 180
26% 176 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 41%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 05E2) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4624
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
4.55% Terrible
Lighting 10.3
Reflection 15
Parallax 18.8
4% 14.7 fps
MRender 15.2
Gravity 6.1
Splatting 15.8
5% 12.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.55%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LMT-128M6M mSATA 128GB
85GB free
Firmware: DM7110F Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 478
Write 309
Mixed 377
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 43.4
4K Mixed 8.05
69% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 19.8
DQ Write 38.7
DQ Mixed 8.59
12% 22.4 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
53.4% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 17.1
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 17.7
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 80.1
50% 80.1 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 12-9Q33 Builds (Compare 135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS 12-9Q33

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $393
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