Dell XPS 8950

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive410% 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, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 94% 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
3 days ago, 2 days ago.
SystemDell XPS 8950  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 09D2HH
Memory20.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 4.8 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220609
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 06 '22 at 09:28
Run Duration262 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 94%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-12700-$365
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 74.9
1-Core 171
2-Core 368
108% 205 Pts
4-Core 711
8-Core 1,366
128% 1,038 Pts
64-Core 2,319
156% 2,319 Pts
Poor: 99%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36308229 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3147 1822 1819 1846 1841 1849 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
410% Outstanding
Read 2,925
Write 3,761
Mixed 3,026
SusWrite 2,054
664% 2,942 MB/s
4K Read 84.3
4K Write 206
4K Mixed 115
384% 135 MB/s
DQ Read 1,169
DQ Write 973
DQ Mixed 1,074
804% 1,072 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 410%
Great: 484%
Nvme SAMSUNG MZVL22T0HBLB-00B07 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: GXB7402Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3477 3480 3415 3469 3466 3465 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
475% Outstanding
Read 2,697
Write 2,361
Mixed 2,830
SusWrite 3,462
642% 2,837 MB/s
4K Read 68.7
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 103
333% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1262
DQ Write 1,072
DQ Mixed 1,176
879% 1,170 MB/s
Poor: 403%
This bench: 475%
Great: 508%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
931GB free
Firmware: 1001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 204 204 205 205 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 192
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 204
124% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 116%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMCG78MEBUA081N 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM 22h 4800 MHz clocked @ 4400 MHz
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
143% Outstanding
MC Read 56.9
MC Write 56.8
MC Mixed 52.6
158% 55.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 46.4
SC Mixed 27.1
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 90.7
44% 90.7 ns
Poor: 111%
This bench: 143%
Great: 150%

 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 6 100 0" 1280 720
Typical XPS 8950 Builds (Compare 1,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 159%
UFO

System: Dell XPS 8950

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $765
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