Dell XPS 15 9560

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (6th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 94 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 35.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.72% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive173% 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 (18%). 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170329
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 07:54
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing way below expectations (6th 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 1.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
35.6% Below average
SC Int 35.2
SC Float 39.3
SC Mixed 40.6
31% 38.4 Pts
QC Int 108
QC Float 141
QC Mixed 170
32% 140 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 490
MC Mixed 457
69% 459 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 07BE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4664
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
3.72% Terrible
Lighting 9.4
Reflection 30
Parallax 9.7
3% 16.4 fps
MRender 9.5
Gravity 8.1
Splatting 14.7
4% 10.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.72%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
212GB free
Firmware: CXY73D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 1,803
Write 1,181
Mixed 1,278
315% 1,421 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 32.4
4K Mixed 19.7
88% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 36.8
DQ Write 87.5
DQ Mixed 19.1
27% 47.8 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 173%
Great: 268%
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 (8th percentile)
50.5% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 20.2
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 11.7
SC Mixed 10.5
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 137
29% 137 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 50.5%
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 3,617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,520

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,520
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