Dell XPS 17 9700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics190% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive238% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 17 9700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0CXCCY
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2400 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210304
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 18 '21 at 22:43
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%
Watch Gameplay: 3080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
69.9% Good
Memory 85
1-Core 111
2-Core 187
76% 128 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 603
55% 449 Pts
64-Core 986
66% 986 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Gigabyte(1458 404B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
190% Outstanding
Lighting 241
Reflection 227
Parallax 279
195% 249 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 222
Splatting 163
183% 215 fps
Poor: 139%
This bench: 190%
Great: 229%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg60znv1t02 NVMe KIOXIA 1024GB
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10604107 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1557 1546 1538 1564 1609 1607 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 1,497
Write 1,884
Mixed 1,411
SusWrite 1,570
360% 1,591 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 54.1
176% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 693
DQ Write 549
DQ Mixed 633
471% 625 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 238%
Great: 330%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6DJR8N-XN 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.9% Very good
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 23
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 21.1
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 17 9700 Builds (Compare 2,084 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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