Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 75.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.21% 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 Drive214% 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.
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.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190729
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 04:58
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Memory 85
1-Core 98.6
2-Core 177
72% 120 Pts
4-Core 355
8-Core 514
56% 434 Pts
64-Core 513
34% 513 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
5.21% Terrible
Lighting 19.3
Reflection 44.4
Parallax 21.8
5% 28.5 fps
MRender 18.8
Gravity 17.5
Splatting 28.4
5% 21.6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.21%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5512GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57DA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 854 1145 1284 1233 1166 1093 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
214% Outstanding
Read 964
Write 810
Mixed 637
SusWrite 1,129
199% 885 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 62.1
216% 79.7 MB/s
DQ Read 988
DQ Write 813
DQ Mixed 772
613% 858 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 214%
Great: 241%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
72.2% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.9
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 76%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9550 Builds (Compare 1,476 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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