Dell XPS 15 9500

Performance Results

Gaming 17%
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 17%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics7.19% 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 Drive326% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
CPU throttled at 77% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
4 years ago, 4 years ago.
SystemDell XPS 15 9500  (all builds)
Memory55.7 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2400 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200313
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 25 '20 at 03:55
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 77%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i9-10980HK
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Memory 90.5
1-Core 159
2-Core 316
102% 188 Pts
4-Core 585
8-Core 1,020
97% 803 Pts
64-Core 1328
82% 1328 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 097D) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
7.19% Terrible
Lighting 6.7
Reflection 58.1
Parallax 8.81
6% 24.5 fps
MRender 13.2
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 16.5
11% 12.4 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.19%
Great: 7%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Pm981a NVMe Samsung 1024GB
806GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15302129 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2287 1875 1560 1566 1565 1561 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
326% Outstanding
Read 2,559
Write 2,351
Mixed 1,841
SusWrite 1,736
476% 2,122 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 75.9
246% 82.8 MB/s
DQ Read 975
DQ Write 854
DQ Mixed 931
693% 920 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 326%
Great: 357%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Samsung M471A4G43AB1-CWE 2x31.5GB
2 of 2 slots used
63GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
85.9% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 25.2
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 35.1
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9500 Builds (Compare 3,164 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 77%
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9500

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