Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.85% 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 Drive120% 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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170507
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 02:14
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
60.6% Good
SC Int 79.9
SC Float 84.5
SC Mixed 79.7
65% 81.4 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 314
QC Mixed 309
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 435
65% 433 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 74%
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 (92nd percentile)
7.85% Terrible
Lighting 20.7
Reflection 29.9
Parallax 21.4
6% 24 fps
MRender 17.3
Gravity 17.7
Splatting 31.6
9% 22.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.85%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 1,399
Write 579
Mixed 768
201% 915 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 13.4
74% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 26.6
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 13.6
56% 116 MB/s
Poor: 97%
This bench: 120%
Great: 165%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64HZ-2G1A1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
69.9% Good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 23
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 20.2
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 77.9
51% 77.9 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.9%
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 4,794 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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