Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.97% 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 Drive180% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory6.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170821
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:40
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
67.7% Good
SC Int 99.3
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.9
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 324
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 485
MC Mixed 499
72% 480 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4664
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
7.97% Terrible
Lighting 20.8
Reflection 44.8
Parallax 21.2
6% 28.9 fps
MRender 18.1
Gravity 17.9
Splatting 32.2
9% 22.7 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.97%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB 1TB
674GB free
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
180% Outstanding
Read 1,536
Write 877
Mixed 1,016
252% 1,143 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 42.2
167% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 414
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 147
155% 261 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 180%
Great: 190%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.2% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 22.2
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 20.9
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 90.3
44% 90.3 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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