Dell XPS 17 9700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 144%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 141%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics163% 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 Drive195% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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 00H2JR
Memory16.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2400 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201015
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '21 at 16:46
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Memory 81.5
1-Core 138
2-Core 253
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 897
89% 707 Pts
64-Core 1,261
85% 1,261 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
EVGA(3842 2383) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
163% Outstanding
Lighting 193
Reflection 180
Parallax 237
156% 203 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 211
Splatting 156
172% 198 fps
Poor: 140%
This bench: 163%
Great: 198%
Intel UHD Graphics
Dell(1028 098F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8853
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
5.63% Terrible
Lighting 5.9
Reflection 150
Parallax 8.9
5% 54.8 fps
MRender 11.9
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 12
7% 10.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.63%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc611 NVMe SK hynix 1TB
601GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11001111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1297 1282 1172 1157 1187 1181 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
195% Outstanding
Read 918
Write 1,488
Mixed 1,089
SusWrite 1,213
267% 1,177 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 57.8
192% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 811
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 720
489% 611 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 195%
Great: 278%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 124GB
103GB free, PID 00ed
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 20 14 29 22 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 91.8
Write 50.2
SusWrite 21.2
58% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.3
100% 3.27 MB/s
Poor: 8% Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43DB1-CWE 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
86.1% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 26
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 35
SC Mixed 26.6
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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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