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 as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 55%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20131217
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '14 at 14:49
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 as expected (57th percentile)
55% Above average
SC Int 78.1
SC Float 82
SC Mixed 80.5
64% 80.2 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 261
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 394
MC Float 453
MC Mixed 434
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 55%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LMT-128M3M 128GB
66GB free
Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.3% Average
Read 260
Write 250
Mixed 257
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 26.4
4K Mixed 21.7
68% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 19.9
DQ Write 30.2
DQ Mixed 67.5
39% 39.2 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011)-$75
908GB free
Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 110
Write 113
Mixed 106
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.22
81% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 62%
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Typical XPS L521X Builds (Compare 303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

System: Dell XPS L521X

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