Dell XPS 13 9350

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 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 43.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.62% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.2% 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 (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 30% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemDell XPS 13 9350  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0VM5NC
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3200 x 1800 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190801
Uptime7 Days
Run DateSep 13 '20 at 22:00
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%
CPU Throttled 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
43.3% Average
Memory 65.3
1-Core 53.8
2-Core 112
48% 77 Pts
4-Core 117
8-Core 187
19% 152 Pts
64-Core 173
12% 173 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0704) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7986
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
4.62% Terrible
Lighting 16.6
Reflection 20.8
Parallax 18.4
4% 18.6 fps
MRender 15.8
Gravity 15.8
Splatting 25.9
5% 19.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.62%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 175 175 174 172 170 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 765
Write 202
Mixed 262
SusWrite 175
77% 351 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 20.1
76% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 721
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 407
309% 432 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 172%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida EDFB232A1MA-JD-F-R 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Chip LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
52.6% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 13.6
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 113
35% 113 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 13 9350 Builds (Compare 593 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 13 9350

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