Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.88% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive91.3% 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.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190729
Uptime2 Days
Run DateOct 28 '19 at 02:19
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
60.8% Good
1-Core 92
2-Core 181
64% 136 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 493
53% 413 Pts
64-Core 489
33% 489 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 67%
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 (71st percentile)
4.88% Terrible
Lighting 16.9
Reflection 30
Parallax 18.9
4% 21.9 fps
MRender 18.4
Gravity 16.2
Splatting 26.6
5% 20.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.88%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 142 142 135 130 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 920
Write 226
Mixed 304
SusWrite 139
86% 397 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 12.8
108% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 416
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 290
230% 325 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 172%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
71.1% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 22.2
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 21.1
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.1%
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 6,938 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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