Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.55% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive143% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0X2P13
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200213
Uptime5.4 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 03:18
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6300HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Memory 86.1
1-Core 94.5
2-Core 177
72% 119 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 337
45% 333 Pts
64-Core 338
23% 338 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 71%
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)
4.55% Terrible
Lighting 5.4
Reflection 18.5
Parallax 6.4
4% 10.1 fps
MRender 8.5
Gravity 5.5
Splatting 0.2
5% 4.73 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.55%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 352 356 354 345 354 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Read 957
Write 604
Mixed 433
SusWrite 360
131% 588 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 53.1
188% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 537
DQ Write 550
DQ Mixed 519
397% 535 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 143%
Great: 139%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013)-$70
931GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 109 111 110 109 111 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 102
Write 43.2
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 109
54% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451S6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 21.8
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 73%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 21: 3R 2G 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
21% 42% 12 108 5 60 15.6" 1536 864 SHP1453
Typical XPS 15 9550 Builds (Compare 3,183 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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