Dell Studio XPS 9100

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 60.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.22% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemDell Studio XPS 9100  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05DN3X
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20101021
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:27
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 960-$283
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
60.2% Good
SC Int 66.7
SC Float 80.6
SC Mixed 83.1
61% 76.8 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 302
68% 298 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 409
61% 408 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 4300
Dell(1028 904E) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
1.22% Terrible
Lighting 4.6
Reflection 6.5
Parallax 4.1
1% 5.07 fps
MRender 2.9
Gravity 2.1
Splatting 3.2
1% 2.73 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.22%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 164
Write 107
Mixed 75.8
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.16
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.14
41% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 13.2
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 13.9
36% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 55%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Studio XPS 9100 Builds (Compare 727 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Dell Studio XPS 9100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $264
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