Dell XPS 15 9560

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 71.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive233% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell XPS 15 9560  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05FFDN
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170823
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:04
Run Duration54 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
71.2% Very good
SC Int 90.1
SC Float 99.9
SC Mixed 99.8
77% 96.6 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 347
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 435
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 546
76% 509 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 80%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
892GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 2,556
Write 1,304
Mixed 1,548
397% 1,803 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 29.5
151% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 51.3
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 63.3
75% 124 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 233%
Great: 277%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3H1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 22.7
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 17.2
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 85.2
47% 85.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69%
Great: 81%
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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 10,705 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,050

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,050
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