Dell XPS L401X

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.5% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive20.7% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS L401X  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0MDPK8
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20101222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '20 at 05:17
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5 M 460-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
41.9% Average
Memory 58.2
1-Core 51.3
2-Core 104
44% 71.2 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 150
20% 150 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 420M
Dell(1028 0468) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.9135
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
2.5% Terrible
Lighting 2.87
Reflection 3.31
Parallax 1.53
2% 2.57 fps
MRender 4.57
Gravity 3.17
Splatting 2.22
3% 3.32 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.5%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ct240bx5 0 240GB
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 168 119 63 84 62 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
20.7% Poor
Read 198
Write 170
Mixed 190
SusWrite 109
38% 167 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.3
23% 5.63 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 82%
WD Black 2.5" 500GB (2010)-$60
376GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 95 96 96 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 94
Write 85.5
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 94.4
62% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ACR16D3LS1NGG/4G 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
23.3% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 10
23% 8.17 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 4.4
SC Mixed 5.7
16% 5.57 GB/s
Latency 133
30% 133 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 23.3%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS L401X Builds (Compare 55 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS L401X

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $250
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