Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (6th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 94 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 15.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics3.01% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive115% 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.
Run History
8 days ago, 7 days ago.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170217
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 07:01
Run Duration101 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way below expectations (6th 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 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
15.5% Very poor
SC Int 23.4
SC Float 24.6
SC Mixed 24.2
19% 24.1 Pts
QC Int 79.1
QC Float 84.4
QC Mixed 71.1
18% 78.2 Pts
MC Int 109
MC Float 124
MC Mixed 118
18% 117 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 15.5%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
3.01% Terrible
Lighting 7.5
Reflection 42.8
Parallax 8
2% 19.4 fps
MRender 7.8
Gravity 6.8
Splatting 11.3
4% 8.63 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.01%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm951 NVMe SAMSUNG 512GB
285GB free
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 1,398
Write 566
Mixed 776
200% 913 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 39.6
4K Mixed 15
69% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 95.6
DQ Write 75.7
DQ Mixed 48.2
46% 73.2 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 115%
Great: 174%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 20.1
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 6.2
20% 6.9 GB/s
Latency 172
23% 172 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 76%
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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 9550 Builds (Compare 3,391 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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