Dell XPS 17 9720

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 71.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics14.2% 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 Drive280% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows.
CPU throttled at 87% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemDell XPS 17 9720  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0W7GHH
Memory16 GB free of 32 GB @ 4.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2400 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220516
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJul 18 '22 at 18:56
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 87%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-12900HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
71.5% Very good
Memory 71.4
1-Core 163
2-Core 251
89% 162 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 586
60% 486 Pts
64-Core 822
51% 822 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Iris Xe Graphics
Dell(1028 0AFF) 1GB
Driver: <> Ver. 30.0.101.1314
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
14.2% Very poor
Lighting 13.5
Reflection 105
Parallax 16.8
11% 45 fps
MRender 18.8
Gravity 22.9
Splatting 16.6
18% 19.4 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 14.2%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB
549GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36308229 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1514 1556 1332 1559 1425 1405 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
280% Outstanding
Read 2,034
Write 1,940
Mixed 1,847
SusWrite 1465
410% 1,821 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 86.2
277% 94.8 MB/s
DQ Read 663
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 529
384% 506 MB/s
Poor: 189%
This bench: 280%
Great: 485%
Nvme Samsung SSD 980 1TB
617GB free
Firmware: 2B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1513 1546 1563 1541 467 387 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,196
Write 1,137
Mixed 1,291
SusWrite 1,170
271% 1,198 MB/s
4K Read 51.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 72.9
244% 87.3 MB/s
DQ Read 681
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 544
392% 516 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 218%
Great: 374%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMCG78MEBSA095N 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM 22h clocked @ 4800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 44.9
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 41.1
112% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 24.8
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 98.2
41% 98.2 ns
Poor: 91%
This bench: 104%
Great: 148%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 29%
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Desktop
Desktop 103%
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Workstation
Workstation 30%
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System: Dell XPS 17 9720

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