Dell XPS L501X

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 20.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.49% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS L501X  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 00CKNG
Memory1.2 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110726
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 11 '19 at 06:04
Run Duration309 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5 M 460-$65
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
20.5% Poor
1-Core 50.9
2-Core 72.6
31% 61.8 Pts
4-Core 58.5
8-Core 88.3
9% 73.4 Pts
64-Core 139
9% 139 Pts
Poor: 15%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 37%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
Dell(1028 046E) 2.8GB
Driver: nvumdshimx.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2900
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.49% Terrible
Lighting 2
Reflection 9.1
Parallax 2
0% 4.37 fps
MRender 2.2
Gravity 1.5
Splatting 2.9
0% 2.2 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.49%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS723232A7A364 320GB
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 59 61 53 37 53 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
40.1% Average
Read 85.7
Write 65.2
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 53.8
47% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
100% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 57%
WD My Book 25EE 4TB
3TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 26 26 25 25 25 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
16.1% Very poor
Read 33.2
Write 27
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 25.6
37% 27.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
98% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 16.1%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMT351S6BFR8C-H9 80AD HMT325S6BFR8C-H9 6GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 2048 MB
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
21.6% Poor
MC Read 7
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 8.4
21% 7.3 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 5.7
16% 5.47 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 21.6%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS L501X Builds (Compare 517 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS L501X

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $226
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