Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 26.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics1.96% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive29% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0X2P13
Memory2.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 07:54
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6300HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
26.2% Poor
Memory 43.3
1-Core 13.8
2-Core 42.7
23% 33.3 Pts
4-Core 51.8
8-Core 69.4
8% 60.6 Pts
64-Core 76.6
5% 76.6 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.8142
Relative performance (0th percentile)
1.96% Terrible
Lighting 7
Reflection 43.2
Parallax 7.9
2% 19.4 fps
MRender 8.1
Gravity 6.3
Splatting 13.5
2% 9.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 1.96%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Visiontek 240GB 240GB
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0207A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 154 51 74 82 88 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
29% Poor
Read 181
Write 151
Mixed 186
SusWrite 88.9
34% 152 MB/s
4K Read 8.9
4K Write 20
4K Mixed 14.2
42% 14.4 MB/s
DQ Read 15
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 10.6
24% 46.8 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 29%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
27.5% Poor
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 7.3
28% 9.97 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 7.6
21% 7.3 GB/s
Latency 187
21% 187 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.5%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9550 Builds (Compare 1,614 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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