Dell XPS 17 9700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO
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 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 90.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics156% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive266% 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.
SystemDell XPS 17 9700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0P1CHN
Memory54.4 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2400 - 32 Bit colors, , 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 23:03
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU3%

 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 i7-10875H
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Memory 83.1
1-Core 142
2-Core 281
94% 169 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 840
87% 684 Pts
64-Core 1,293
87% 1,293 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics
Dell(1028 098F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8280
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
6.09% Terrible
Lighting 6.8
Reflection 145
Parallax 8.91
6% 53.6 fps
MRender 12.1
Gravity 7.6
Splatting 16.7
7% 12.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.09%
Great: 6%
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
Gigabyte(1458 37BF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
156% Outstanding
Lighting 184
Reflection 191
Parallax 228
149% 201 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 205
Splatting 128
165% 180 fps
Poor: 131%
This bench: 156%
Great: 197%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme KXG60PNV2T04 NVM 2TB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10704103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1872 1667 1587 1605 1597 1586 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 1,796
Write 2,067
Mixed 1,510
SusWrite 1,652
396% 1,756 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 58.7
192% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 817
DQ Write 707
DQ Mixed 747
564% 757 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 266%
Great: 332%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMAA4GS6AJR8N-XN 2x31.5GB
2 of 2 slots used
63GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (41st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
87.3% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 26
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 28.7
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 96%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 17 9700 Builds (Compare 2,084 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 17 9700

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