Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.92% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive89.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (87%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180718
Uptime12.9 Days
Run DateOct 22 '19 at 15:54
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU 87%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
53.1% Above average
1-Core 82.8
2-Core 159
57% 121 Pts
4-Core 283
8-Core 458
47% 371 Pts
64-Core 443
30% 443 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.6951
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
4.92% Terrible
Lighting 17.9
Reflection 30
Parallax 19
5% 22.3 fps
MRender 14.9
Gravity 17.4
Splatting 29.7
5% 20.7 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.92%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5512GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57DA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 514 406 416 438 387 372 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 783
Write 753
Mixed 758
SusWrite 422
153% 679 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 31.4
98% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 21.4
DQ Write 40.9
DQ Mixed 31.7
24% 31.3 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 238%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
67.8% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 16.7
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 140
28% 140 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.8%
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 6,521 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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