Dell XPS 17 9700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 90.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.48% 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 Drive173% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 17 9700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0CXCCY
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210521
Uptime16.3 Days
Run DateJul 30 '21 at 03:13
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Memory 86.2
1-Core 139
2-Core 268
93% 164 Pts
4-Core 507
8-Core 856
86% 682 Pts
64-Core 1,195
80% 1,195 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics
Dell(1028 098F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9616
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
5.48% Terrible
Lighting 5.9
Reflection 87.8
Parallax 7.1
5% 33.6 fps
MRender 10.8
Gravity 7.2
Splatting 11.7
6% 9.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.48%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC611 SK hynix 512GB
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1263 1208 731 699 734 737 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 935
Write 1,324
Mixed 1,055
SusWrite 895
238% 1,052 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 55.9
187% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 752
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 744
490% 592 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 173%
Great: 223%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1G44AB0-CWE 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
55.9% Above average
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.1
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 79%

 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 8 6 60 17" 1280 720 SHP14D7
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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