Dell XPS 17 9700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics35.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive128% 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
SystemDell XPS 17 9700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0CXCCY
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2400 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210304
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '21 at 08:11
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
76.4% Very good
Memory 82.9
1-Core 50.5
2-Core 216
65% 116 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 577
61% 477 Pts
64-Core 843
57% 843 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.4%
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. 27.21.14.5241
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
35.1% Below average
Lighting 42
Reflection 54.6
Parallax 43.7
34% 46.8 fps
MRender 14.3
Gravity 50.5
Splatting 53.4
36% 39.4 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme Micron 2300 1024GB
879GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 23000020 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 496 690 881 935 934 876 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 673
Mixed 814
SusWrite 802
158% 693 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 42.9
150% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 390
263% 322 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 128%
Great: 324%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMAA2GS6CJR8N-XN 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
81.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 22.7
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 36.1
SC Mixed 27.6
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 101%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 2: 0R 0G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
2% 18% 11 68 55 60 17" 1536 960 SHP14D6
Typical XPS 17 9700 Builds (Compare 2,251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 17 9700

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