Dell XPS 15 9520

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics24.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive168% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows.
CPU throttled at 89% 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 15 9520  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0MWGD4
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220330
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateAug 04 '22 at 04:31
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 89%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-12700H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Memory 61.4
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 164
58% 104 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 544
51% 425 Pts
64-Core 841
52% 841 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Iris Xe Graphics
Dell(1028 0B19) 1GB
Driver: <> Ver. 30.0.101.1631
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
24.2% Poor
Lighting 25.5
Reflection 32.9
Parallax 29.8
21% 29.4 fps
MRender 26
Gravity 37.1
Splatting 22.4
28% 28.5 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 24.2%
Great: 24%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC SN810 WDC 512GB
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 61520012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1166 1109 760 659 680 664 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Read 1,193
Write 897
Mixed 905
SusWrite 840
215% 959 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 38.3
149% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 724
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 579
419% 552 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 168%
Great: 491%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M425R1GB4BB0-CQKOL 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM 22h clocked @ 4800 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
123% Outstanding
MC Read 52.1
MC Write 49.1
MC Mixed 48.6
143% 49.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 19.6
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 124
32% 124 ns
Poor: 79%
This bench: 123%
Great: 137%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9520 Builds (Compare 949 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

System: Dell XPS 15 9520

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