Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.8% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
CPU throttled at 65% 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
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit kleuren,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 14:56
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 65%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Memory 77.3
1-Core 52.4
2-Core 94
49% 74.6 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 263
28% 217 Pts
64-Core 283
19% 283 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.6890
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
5.8% Terrible
Lighting 20
Reflection 44.6
Parallax 22.4
5% 29 fps
MRender 21.8
Gravity 19.3
Splatting 31.9
6% 24.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.8%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
265GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV76D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 393 376 361 320 342 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 849
Write 506
Mixed 365
SusWrite 369
116% 522 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 61.2
4K Mixed 30.8
116% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 401
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 374
282% 377 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 109%
Great: 172%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64HZ-2G1A2 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
52.7% Above average
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 19.7
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 85.6
47% 85.6 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 76%
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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 9550 Builds (Compare 7,799 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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