Dell XPS 15 9560

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.56% 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 Drive166% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 67% 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.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 15 9560  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0YH90J
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210810
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 03 '22 at 12:51
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 54%
CPU Throttled 67%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
43.4% Average
Memory 56.7
1-Core 52.5
2-Core 91.6
41% 66.9 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 252
26% 207 Pts
64-Core 260
16% 260 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 07BE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9664
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
5.56% Terrible
Lighting 7
Reflection 30.8
Parallax 7
6% 14.9 fps
MRender 8.3
Gravity 6.4
Splatting 10.3
6% 8.33 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.56%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
249GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1266 746 615 424 438 457 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 1,391
Write 1,444
Mixed 1,198
SusWrite 658
263% 1,173 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 49.9
171% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 430
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 378
284% 381 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 166%
Great: 276%
WD Elements SE 2622 5TB
2TB free, PID 2622
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 103 103 101 104 103 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 101
Write 102
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 101
126% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.8
185% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GS6CJR8N-UH Micron 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3E1 32GB
2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
57.5% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 21.3
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 12.2
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 138
29% 138 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 73%

 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 7 60 15.6" 1280 720 SHP1476
Typical XPS 15 9560 Builds (Compare 2,288 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,335
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