Dell XPS 15 9560

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 72.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics24% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive135% 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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 15 9560  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05FFDN
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180423
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 04:56
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
72.5% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 353
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 342
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 564
83% 557 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07BE) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.9125
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
24% Poor
Lighting 30
Reflection 30
Parallax 92.4
16% 50.8 fps
MRender 54.4
Gravity 95.4
Splatting 51.2
30% 67 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24%
Great: 33%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv512g NVMe TOSHIBA 512GB
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 433 436 434 430 431 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 1,373
Write 502
Mixed 518
SusWrite 430
155% 706 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 22.6
105% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 574
DQ Write 447
DQ Mixed 336
299% 452 MB/s
Poor: 104%
This bench: 135%
Great: 224%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF1G64HZ-2G3H1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
71% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 20.6
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 20.7
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71%
Great: 77%
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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 9560 Builds (Compare 9,574 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,050

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,050
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