Dell XPS 15 9560

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.5% 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 Drive303% 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 15 9560  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05FFDN
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170830
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 00:04
Run Duration351 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
71.6% Very good
SC Int 93.7
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 99.4
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 358
80% 353 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 517
MC Mixed 491
74% 497 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 07BE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4664
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
8.5% Terrible
Lighting 21.2
Reflection 67.6
Parallax 23.2
7% 37.3 fps
MRender 20.7
Gravity 19.6
Splatting 32.7
10% 24.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.5%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
406GB free
Firmware: EXA72D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
303% Outstanding
Read 2,346
Write 1,987
Mixed 2,167
483% 2,167 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 69.5
235% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 403
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 150
159% 267 MB/s
Poor: 195%
This bench: 303%
Great: 315%
USB DISK 4GB
3GB free, PID 0011
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
3.97% Terrible
Read 15.2
Write 3.07
Mixed 4.55
7% 7.62 MB/s
4K Read 4.53
4K Write 0.007
4K Mixed 0.005
17% 1.51 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.97%
Great: 4%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
72.9% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 20.9
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 22.8
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 78%
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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 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,350
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