Dell XPS 17 9700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 93.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive220% 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 0CXCCY
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '21 at 00:51
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Memory 91.8
1-Core 141
2-Core 264
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 918
89% 715 Pts
64-Core 1,182
79% 1,182 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 with Max-Q Design
Dell(1028 098F) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 27.21.14.6677
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
65.8% Good
Lighting 84.1
Reflection 88.8
Parallax 80.6
68% 84.5 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 74
Splatting 74.6
63% 83.4 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 70%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
871GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1456 1500 1474 1392 1349 1363 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 1,049
Write 1,585
Mixed 1146
SusWrite 1,422
295% 1,300 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 65.9
214% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 748
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 858
550% 642 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 220%
Great: 363%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2933 C17 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
89.2% Excellent
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 24.9
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 27.6
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 17 9700 Builds (Compare 2,067 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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