Dell XPS 12-9Q33

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 20%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 13.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics0.98% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive39.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 74% 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
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemDell XPS 12-9Q33  (all builds)
MotherboardDell XPS 12-9Q33
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150303
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:20
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 74%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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 i7-4500U-$393
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
13.1% Very poor
SC Int 23
SC Float 22.3
SC Mixed 22.7
18% 22.7 Pts
QC Int 50
QC Float 55.8
QC Mixed 61
13% 55.6 Pts
MC Int 58.4
MC Float 61.2
MC Mixed 58.3
9% 59.3 Pts
Poor: 21%
This bench: 13.1%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 05E3) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4312
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
0.98% Terrible
Lighting 2.1
Reflection 3.2
Parallax 3.8
1% 3.03 fps
MRender 3.8
Gravity 1.2
Splatting 3.2
1% 2.73 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 0.98%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM841 mSATA 256GB
112GB free
Firmware: DXT43D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 373
Write 62.5
Mixed 107
39% 181 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 11.5
63% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 20.5
DQ Write 72.6
DQ Mixed 27
26% 40 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 70%
WD My Book 1TB
752GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
19.5% Very poor
Read 35
Write 34.4
Mixed 32.6
44% 34 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.36
89% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
26.8% Poor
MC Read 9.6
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 11.4
28% 9.8 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 7.5
18% 6.13 GB/s
Latency 163
24% 163 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.8%
Great: 58%
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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 128 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: 36% - Below average Total price: $393
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