Dell XPS 15 9530

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 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 47.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.9% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
SystemDell XPS 15 9530  (all builds)
MotherboardDell XPS 15 9530
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3200 x 1800 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140716
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 10:42
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 i7-4712HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
47.5% Average
SC Int 65
SC Float 68.4
SC Mixed 68.6
54% 67.3 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 235
QC Mixed 228
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 362
54% 357 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05FE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
1.9% Terrible
Lighting 4.1
Reflection 24.4
Parallax 7.3
2% 11.9 fps
MRender 7.2
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 6.3
2% 5.33 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.9%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 mSATA 512GB
60GB free
Firmware: EXT49D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 490
Write 144
Mixed 253
64% 295 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 42.7
4K Mixed 11
67% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 16.5
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 10.2
28% 55.5 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73QH0-YK0 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
54% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 16.5
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 17.7
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 84.9
47% 84.9 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54%
Great: 58%
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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 9530 Builds (Compare 662 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 15 9530

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