Dell XPS L521X

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 61%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemDell XPS L521X  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 029M77
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20131217
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 05 '14 at 01:42
Run Duration70 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-3632QM
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61% Good
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 82.3
SC Mixed 82.4
65% 81.1 Pts
QC Int 282
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 307
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 393
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 434
64% 429 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 61%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LMT-128M3M 128GB
68GB free
Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44.1% Average
Read 261
Write 253
Mixed 259
58% 257 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 27.5
4K Mixed 11.4
58% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 20.2
DQ Write 29.7
DQ Mixed 11.2
12% 20.4 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011)-$75
909GB free
Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62% Good
Read 108
Write 107
Mixed 107
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.16
79% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 62%
Great: 63%
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Typical XPS L521X Builds (Compare 364 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

System: Dell XPS L521X

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