Dell XPS 15 9500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.18% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS 15 9500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05XYW7
Memory0.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210526
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateJul 28 '21 at 00:37
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
81% Excellent
Memory 83.2
1-Core 123
2-Core 210
81% 139 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 628
68% 526 Pts
64-Core 772
52% 772 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics
Dell(1028 097D) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9168
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
5.18% Terrible
Lighting 5.7
Reflection 46.8
Parallax 7.4
5% 20 fps
MRender 10
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 9.7
6% 8.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.18%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg60znv512g NVMe KIOXIA 512GB
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10604107 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,367
Write 1254
Mixed 1,097
276% 1,239 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 51.9
166% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 492
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 465
321% 403 MB/s
Poor: 128% Great: 276%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43DB1-CWE 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69.2% Good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 19.8
70% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 21.2
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 74.8
53% 74.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 6 60 15.6" 1280 720 SHP14D1
Typical XPS 15 9500 Builds (Compare 4,994 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9500

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