Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (5th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 95 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 15.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics1.94% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive106% 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.
Run History
26 days ago, 25 days ago.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0Y9N5X
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190729
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 20:18
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way below expectations (5th 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 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
15.2% Very poor
1-Core 24.2
2-Core 47.6
17% 35.9 Pts
4-Core 79.2
8-Core 125
13% 102 Pts
64-Core 126
8% 126 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 15.2%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4664
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
1.94% Terrible
Lighting 7.4
Reflection 43.2
Parallax 7.3
2% 19.3 fps
MRender 7.7
Gravity 6.3
Splatting 11.6
2% 8.53 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 1.94%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 563 503 568 569 573 571 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 810
Write 578
Mixed 394
SusWrite 558
131% 585 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 43.4
4K Mixed 28.1
95% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 247
181% 238 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 106%
Great: 174%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
44.3% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 19.7
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 8
22% 7.87 GB/s
Latency 185
22% 185 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 44.3%
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%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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