Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 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 57.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.58% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive83.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (84%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, , 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190729
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateSep 08 '20 at 11:19
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 84%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th 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 (11th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Memory 67.9
1-Core 75
2-Core 141
57% 94.5 Pts
4-Core 257
8-Core 328
38% 293 Pts
64-Core 328
22% 328 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 76%
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 way below expectations (9th percentile)
2.58% Terrible
Lighting 13.1
Reflection 39.8
Parallax 11.1
3% 21.3 fps
MRender 4.6
Gravity 9.9
Splatting 21.6
3% 12 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 2.58%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20003A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 504 388 415 209 365 443 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 419
Write 554
Mixed 492
SusWrite 387
105% 463 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 51.4
4K Mixed 25
90% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 331
253% 343 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 172%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GS6MFR8N-TF 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
25.4% Poor
MC Read 9.5
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 7.9
25% 8.67 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 7.1
SC Mixed 5
18% 6.43 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 25.4%
Great: 41%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9550 Builds (Compare 1,613 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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