Dell Studio XPS 9100

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 55.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics12.6% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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
SystemDell Studio XPS 9100  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05DN3X
Memory9.3 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20101021
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 05 '20 at 03:44
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7 960-$269
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
55.1% Above average
1-Core 84.5
2-Core 162
58% 124 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 410
46% 356 Pts
64-Core 415
28% 415 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6870
AMD(1002 00D0) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Lighting 67.5
Reflection 40.3
Parallax 68.9
18% 58.9 fps
MRender 27.5
Gravity 46.6
Splatting 45.6
12% 39.9 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$68
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 64 72 80 81 87 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
47% Average
Read 89.9
Write 93.2
Mixed 33.2
SusWrite 74
53% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
68% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47%
Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
931GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 196 195 197 202 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 160
Mixed 84.1
SusWrite 197
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 110%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5773DH0-CH9 6x2GB
6 of 6 slots used
12GB DIMM 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
51.5% Above average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 19.2
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 13.2
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 52%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Studio XPS 9100 Builds (Compare 1,547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: Dell Studio XPS 9100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $161
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