Dell XPS 17 9700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics118% 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 Drive163% 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.
SystemDell XPS 17 9700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0K0R9H
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2400 - 32 Bit colors, 5120 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 04 '20 at 00:15
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10750H
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Memory 91.8
1-Core 127
2-Core 257
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 751
76% 604 Pts
64-Core 862
58% 862 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
118% Outstanding
Lighting 155
Reflection 149
Parallax 156
125% 153 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 132
Splatting 98.4
109% 128 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 118%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron 2200S NVMe 512GB
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001050 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 876 875 882 926 924 927 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
163% Outstanding
Read 1,016
Write 675
Mixed 757
SusWrite 902
188% 837 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 57.5
4K Mixed 42.4
132% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 837
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 762
518% 645 MB/s
Poor: 113%
This bench: 163%
Great: 214%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6DJR8N-XN 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (90th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
87.9% Excellent
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 35.1
MC Mixed 24.5
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 24.9
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.9%
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 2,055 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 17 9700

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