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 below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive231% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). 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 07:07
Run Duration54 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 way below expectations (15th percentile)
64% Good
SC Int 99.1
SC Float 89.6
SC Mixed 94.3
76% 94.3 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 312
QC Mixed 302
70% 307 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 514
76% 507 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 64%
Great: 82%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
892GB free
Firmware: CXY7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 2,620
Write 1,279
Mixed 1,517
397% 1,805 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 26.1
143% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 49.6
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 89.3
84% 124 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 231%
Great: 280%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3H1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
65.8% Good
MC Read 21
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 23.2
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 19
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 82.7
48% 82.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65.8%
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 4,779 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,500
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
Intel Core i5-7600K $180Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $192SanDisk Extreme 64GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $52Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $204SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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