Dell XPS 17 9700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 73%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.79% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive185% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemDell XPS 17 9700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05JJ5P
Memory25.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2400 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200903
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 06:15
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10750H
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
73% Very good
Memory 77.9
1-Core 92.2
2-Core 183
69% 118 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 581
60% 474 Pts
64-Core 755
51% 755 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics
Dell(1028 098F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8280
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
5.79% Terrible
Lighting 6.3
Reflection 52.4
Parallax 8.7
5% 22.5 fps
MRender 11.5
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 11.9
7% 10.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.79%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981a NVMe Samsung 1024GB
876GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15304129 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1039 1078 1099 1104 1127 1179 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
185% Outstanding
Read 1,198
Write 1,084
Mixed 1,076
SusWrite 1,104
251% 1,116 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 52.6
168% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 506
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 606
391% 458 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 185%
Great: 336%
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 (23rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 28.2
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 21.6
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 84.5
47% 84.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 17 9700 Builds (Compare 2,064 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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