Dell XPS 17 9700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics168% 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 Drive225% 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.
Very high background CPU (55%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
6 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 17 9700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0P1CHN
Memory53.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2400 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201230
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 22 '21 at 14:27
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 55%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th 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 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
76.7% Very good
Memory 89.4
1-Core 119
2-Core 213
83% 140 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 595
59% 470 Pts
64-Core 915
61% 915 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics
Dell(1028 098F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8853
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
2.65% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 148
Parallax 9.2
5% 54.6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.65%
Great: 6%
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
Gigabyte(1458 37BF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
168% Outstanding
Lighting 196
Reflection 192
Parallax 248
159% 212 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 222
Splatting 150
179% 200 fps
Poor: 140%
This bench: 168%
Great: 198%
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: 1722 1529 1450 1419 1439 1482 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
225% Outstanding
Read 1,523
Write 1,759
Mixed 1,311
SusWrite 1,507
344% 1,525 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 42.9
141% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 550
DQ Mixed 654
482% 635 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 225%
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 (19th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
82.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 26
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 24
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.6%
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 2,072 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
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System: Dell XPS 17 9700

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