Dell XPS 17 9700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 86%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics122% 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 Drive285% 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.
SystemDell XPS 17 9700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0P1CHN
Memory52.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201230
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 17 '21 at 06:30
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
86% Excellent
Memory 78
1-Core 135
2-Core 269
89% 161 Pts
4-Core 505
8-Core 820
84% 663 Pts
64-Core 1,104
74% 1,104 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86%
Great: 96%
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 above expectations (90th percentile)
5.71% Terrible
Lighting 6
Reflection 126
Parallax 8.9
5% 46.8 fps
MRender 11.4
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 12.2
7% 10.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.71%
Great: 6%
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
MSI(1462 C72C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
122% Outstanding
Lighting 152
Reflection 151
Parallax 175
122% 159 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 150
Splatting 121
122% 143 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 122%
Great: 147%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 4TB
2.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1978 2076 2217 1960 2052 2116 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
285% Outstanding
Read 1,608
Write 2,298
Mixed 1,606
SusWrite 2,066
430% 1,895 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 48.8
167% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 1,097
DQ Write 846
DQ Mixed 961
722% 968 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 285%
Great: 412%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-SD4-3200 2x31.5GB
2 of 2 slots used
63GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 25.7
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 39.1
SC Mixed 25.7
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 84.4
47% 84.4 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 17 9700 Builds (Compare 2,073 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 17 9700

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