Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.45% 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 Drive141% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0Y9N5X
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181011
Uptime9.1 Days
Run DateJul 22 '21 at 12:32
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 way above expectations (97th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Memory 83
1-Core 106
2-Core 201
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 512
56% 436 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
5.45% Terrible
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 17.9
Parallax 7.5
5% 10.6 fps
MRender 11.2
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 0.3
6% 6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.45%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5512GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57DA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 825 700 903 763 960 1264 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 657
Write 944
Mixed 730
SusWrite 902
184% 809 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 27.4
72% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 871
DQ Write 765
DQ Mixed 604
511% 747 MB/s
Poor: 95%
This bench: 141%
Great: 226%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64HZ-2G1A2 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
74.9% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 23.8
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 75.1
53% 75.1 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 76%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 37: 3R 5G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
37% 60% 25 276 177 60 15.6" 1536 864 SHP1453
History: Score 39: 4R 4G 7B | Score 37: 3R 5G 7B
Typical XPS 15 9550 Builds (Compare 2,806 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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