Dell XPS 15 9560

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
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 55.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics24.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive221% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 15 9560  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05FFDN
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181002
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 24 '19 at 07:08
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 30%

 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 2.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Memory 73.9
1-Core 62
2-Core 120
53% 85.4 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 319
34% 262 Pts
64-Core 346
23% 346 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07BE) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3630
Performing below potential (43rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
24.4% Poor
Lighting 30.6
Reflection 24.2
Parallax 28.3
25% 27.7 fps
MRender 35.4
Gravity 31.5
Splatting 22
20% 29.6 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXA72D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 785 627 633 626 622 626 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 1999
Write 1,787
Mixed 1,299
SusWrite 653
320% 1,434 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 66.1
217% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 812
DQ Write 686
DQ Mixed 771
571% 756 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 221%
Great: 290%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
144GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 87 92 94 92 94 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 48.5
Write 60.8
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 88.7
51% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 19.6
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 15
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 92.7
43% 92.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 63%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9560 Builds (Compare 3,926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 31% - Below average Total price: $1,495
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