Dell XPS 15 9530

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 61.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics11.3% 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 Drive61.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 15 9530  (all builds)
MotherboardDell XPS 15 9530
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3200 x 1800 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150730
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 01:12
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-4712HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
61.4% Good
SC Int 91.7
SC Float 94.5
SC Mixed 91.8
74% 92.7 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 294
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 437
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 750M
Dell(1028 05FE) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.8871
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
11.3% Very poor
Lighting 28.2
Reflection 23.6
Parallax 34.9
10% 28.9 fps
MRender 26.2
Gravity 33.8
Splatting 28.9
13% 29.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 11.3%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$210
142GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
61.4% Good
Read 264
Write 250
Mixed 259
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 21
104% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 20
41% 78 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 122%
Samsung CM851 mSATA 32GB
14GB free
Firmware: FXM43D2Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
54.6% Above average
Read 494
Write 102
Mixed 159
54% 252 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 8.05
80% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 72.5
DQ Mixed 30.7
50% 101 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
49% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 14.2
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 14.9
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49%
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 15 9530 Builds (Compare 466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 15 9530

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