Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.77% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive224% 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.
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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0Y9N5X
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191212
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 04 '20 at 17:54
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Memory 53.8
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 121
48% 81.2 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 457
45% 357 Pts
64-Core 410
28% 410 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7263
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
4.77% Terrible
Lighting 16.7
Reflection 43.3
Parallax 20.1
4% 26.7 fps
MRender 14.8
Gravity 16.8
Splatting 27.2
5% 19.6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.77%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg60znv1t02 NVMe KIOXIA 1024GB
898GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10604106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1468 1503 1467 1453 1520 1271 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
224% Outstanding
Read 1,288
Write 1,556
Mixed 1,015
SusWrite 1,447
300% 1,326 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 54
170% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 768
DQ Write 614
DQ Mixed 691
517% 691 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 224%
Great: 313%
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 (8th percentile)
57.2% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 13.1
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 147
27% 147 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 76%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9550 Builds (Compare 1,438 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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