Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics123% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive159% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, , 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateDec 22 '18 at 07:24
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
62.4% Good
SC Int 78.1
SC Float 83.3
SC Mixed 85.6
66% 82.3 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 306
67% 296 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 529
MC Mixed 495
74% 492 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
7.72% Terrible
Lighting 20
Reflection 24
Parallax 21.1
6% 21.7 fps
MRender 18.3
Gravity 17.6
Splatting 29.6
9% 21.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.72%
Great: 8%
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Gigabyte(1458 3791) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 386
Reflection 364
Parallax 396
121% 382 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 388
Splatting 244
126% 288 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 123%
Great: 139%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC300 SK hy 1TB
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1031 944 888 773 703 613 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Read 826
Write 978
Mixed 729
SusWrite 825
190% 840 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 41.4
144% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 747
DQ Write 666
DQ Mixed 721
536% 711 MB/s
Poor: 103%
This bench: 159%
Great: 188%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64HZ-2G1B1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
65.2% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 20.9
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 20.2
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 84.3
48% 84.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9550 Builds (Compare 5,636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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