Dell XPS 15 9560

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 48.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.32% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 67% 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.
SystemDell XPS 15 9560  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05FFDN
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170830
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 16 '19 at 01:49
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 12%
CPU Throttled 67%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.9% Average
Memory 64.5
1-Core 57.9
2-Core 112
48% 78 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 310
31% 245 Pts
64-Core 304
20% 304 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 07BE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
5.32% Terrible
Lighting 23
Reflection 30
Parallax 22.9
6% 25.3 fps
MRender 12.7
Gravity 19.7
Splatting 36
5% 22.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.32%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5512GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1011
Write 932
Mixed 431
175% 792 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 24.4
80% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 325
235% 306 MB/s
Poor: 66% Great: 167%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
63.9% Good
MC Read 23.3
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 20.7
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 15.4
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9560 Builds (Compare 2,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,199
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