Dell XPS 12 9Q23

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.9% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive49% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 99% 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 9Q23  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0C09T6
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 23 '18 at 18:07
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 52%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-3337U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Memory 44.7
1-Core 24.8
2-Core 107
33% 58.7 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 173
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 168
11% 168 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0589) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.9% Terrible
Lighting 1.3
Reflection 1.73
Parallax 0.91
1% 1.31 fps
MRender 1.86
Gravity 0.7
Splatting 2.43
1% 1.66 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 0.9%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LMT-256M3M mSATA 256GB
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VZDB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 301 313 290 319 307 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
49% Average
Read 362
Write 310
Mixed 174
SusWrite 300
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 9.7
4K Write 15.5
4K Mixed 10.5
36% 11.9 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 106
81% 110 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 49%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6MFR8A-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
35.7% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 14.8
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 4.4
SC Mixed 4.8
16% 5.7 GB/s
Latency 181
22% 181 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 12 9Q23 Builds (Compare 136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 12 9Q23

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