Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 70%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.78% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive75.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0X2P13
Memory1.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160407
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJun 08 '19 at 23:41
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6300HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
70% Very good
Memory 84.4
1-Core 79.3
2-Core 160
66% 108 Pts
4-Core 323
8-Core 323
44% 323 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 70%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4664
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
3.78% Terrible
Lighting 16.6
Reflection 44.4
Parallax 15.3
4% 25.4 fps
MRender 15.4
Gravity 12
Splatting 25.7
4% 17.7 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.78%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 304 108 88 83 84 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 441
Write 416
Mixed 284
SusWrite 169
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 33.6
108% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 324
240% 318 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013)-$72
824GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 76 79 72 80 79 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 94.5
Write 101
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 76.3
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 62%
WD My Passport 1TB
510GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 108 106 106 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
44.9% Average
Read 108
Write 106
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 107
129% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451S6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
69% Good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 21.4
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 18.7
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 69%
Great: 73%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9550 Builds (Compare 1,161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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