Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
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 73.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.26% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive256% 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
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170821
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 09:37
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User ARG-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 (96th percentile)
73.7% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 361
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 485
MC Float 551
MC Mixed 527
78% 521 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4664
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
8.26% Terrible
Lighting 20.9
Reflection 44.8
Parallax 21.7
7% 29.1 fps
MRender 20.7
Gravity 18
Splatting 33
10% 23.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 8.26%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$337
440GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,100
Write 1,732
Mixed 1,628
405% 1,820 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 58.9
162% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 402
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 144
151% 254 MB/s
Poor: 212%
This bench: 256%
Great: 321%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23.9
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.9%
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 3,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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