Dell XPS 12-9Q33

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 46.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.84% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 74% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 12-9Q33  (all builds)
MotherboardDell XPS 12-9Q33
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 23:32
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 74%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i7-4500U-$393
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
46.3% Average
SC Int 83.2
SC Float 85.2
SC Mixed 83.8
67% 84.1 Pts
QC Int 199
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 208
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 213
MC Mixed 209
31% 207 Pts
Poor: 13%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 05E3) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4963
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
4.84% Terrible
Lighting 11.3
Reflection 16.5
Parallax 21
5% 16.3 fps
MRender 14.4
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 17.6
5% 12.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.84%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_M600_MTFDDAT064MBF 64GB
13GB free
Firmware: MC01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
67.9% Good
Read 523
Write 360
Mixed 274
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 48.7
4K Mixed 13.1
79% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 26.1
DQ Write 61.4
DQ Mixed 13.4
19% 33.6 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 17.3
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 18.9
48% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 12-9Q33 Builds (Compare 190 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS 12-9Q33

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $393
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