Dell XPS 15 9500

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 98.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.94% 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 Drive329% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 15 9500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell
Memory57.5 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200313
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 19:45
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 77%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10980HK
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Memory 91.9
1-Core 121
2-Core 292
93% 168 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 962
96% 763 Pts
64-Core 1254
84% 1254 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 097D) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7870
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
6.94% Terrible
Lighting 20.1
Reflection 150
Parallax 28.2
5% 66.2 fps
MRender 28.1
Gravity 22.7
Splatting 38.1
7% 29.6 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.94%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981a NVMe Samsung 1024GB
801GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15302129 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2173 2100 1543 1557 1531 1548 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
329% Outstanding
Read 2,552
Write 2,311
Mixed 1,870
SusWrite 1,742
476% 2,119 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 78.2
256% 85.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,068
DQ Write 766
DQ Mixed 886
670% 907 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 329%
Great: 347%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A4G43AB1-CWE 2x31.5GB
2 of 2 slots used
63GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
88.9% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 27.5
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 36.1
SC Mixed 27.1
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 93%
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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 9500 Builds (Compare 314 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9500

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