Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 58.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics6.8% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive53.7% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren, , 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit kleuren, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit kleuren, , 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180718
Uptime20.5 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 07:58
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
58.9% Above average
SC Int 80.9
SC Float 88.1
SC Mixed 80.5
66% 83.2 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 288
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 449
MC Float 514
MC Mixed 483
72% 482 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card 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 above expectations (70th percentile)
6.8% Terrible
Lighting 18.2
Reflection 21
Parallax 19.1
6% 19.4 fps
MRender 12.4
Gravity 17.1
Splatting 27.1
8% 18.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.8%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5512GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 169 61 117 86 60 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 106
Write 358
Mixed 556
SusWrite 110
65% 283 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 22.5
76% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 692
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 530
364% 464 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 163%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GS6MFR8N-TF 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
34.6% Below average
MC Read 12.4
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 10.3
33% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 10.9
SC Mixed 11.5
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 96.4
42% 96.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 41%
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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 5,180 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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