Dell XPS 12 9Q23

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.99% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive52.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
CPU throttled at 99% 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
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 12 9Q23  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 00WT0D
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180521
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateNov 16 '20 at 08:53
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3667U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Memory 82.8
1-Core 84.6
2-Core 153
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 213
29% 213 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0589) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.5146
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
1.99% Terrible
Lighting 2.67
Reflection 3.73
Parallax 2.16
2% 2.85 fps
MRender 4.38
Gravity 1.77
Splatting 5.7
2% 3.95 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.99%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 mSATA 256GB
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 184 218 194 227 236 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 355
Write 248
Mixed 239
SusWrite 205
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 30.5
4K Mixed 19.4
58% 20.3 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 86.2
DQ Mixed 121
102% 152 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6MFR8A-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
48.3% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 15.5
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 13.5
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 12 9Q23 Builds (Compare 136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 12 9Q23

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