Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 66.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.92% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive85.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191212
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 22:15
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
66.5% Good
Memory 71.8
1-Core 104
2-Core 195
71% 124 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 480
52% 405 Pts
64-Core 486
33% 486 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.8142
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
4.92% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 18
Parallax 7.6
5% 10.6 fps
MRender 5.9
Gravity 5.9
Splatting 10.2
5% 7.33 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.92%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 225 235 230 235 258 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 630
Write 348
Mixed 370
SusWrite 239
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 32.5
110% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 483
295% 327 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 146%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64HZ-2G1B1 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
37.6% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 11.9
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 12.1
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 97.2
41% 97.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 41%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9550 Builds (Compare 2,681 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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