Dell XPS 8950

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 220%
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Desktop
Desktop 109%
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Workstation
Workstation 251%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics214% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive444% 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
SystemDell XPS 8950  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0R6PCT
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 4.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 06 '22 at 20:21
Run Duration276 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 94%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 76.1
1-Core 197
2-Core 362
114% 212 Pts
4-Core 715
8-Core 1,365
129% 1,040 Pts
64-Core 2,287
154% 2,287 Pts
Poor: 99%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$770
Dell(1028 C890) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 512.77
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
214% Outstanding
Lighting 281
Reflection 258
Parallax 290
227% 277 fps
MRender 320
Gravity 234
Splatting 175
199% 243 fps
Poor: 175%
This bench: 214%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB
806GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36308229 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2955 3731 3663 2042 1566 1522 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
444% Outstanding
Read 2,501
Write 3,811
Mixed 2,948
SusWrite 2,580
671% 2,960 MB/s
4K Read 84.3
4K Write 214
4K Mixed 120
395% 140 MB/s
DQ Read 1,610
DQ Write 1,234
DQ Mixed 1,411
1,058% 1,419 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 444%
Great: 484%
Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 4B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2086 2467 2463 2469 2469 2466 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
430% Outstanding
Read 2,558
Write 2,408
Mixed 2335
SusWrite 2,403
547% 2,426 MB/s
4K Read 73.4
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 110
363% 131 MB/s
DQ Read 1,649
DQ Write 1,406
DQ Mixed 1,537
1,149% 1,531 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 430%
Great: 436%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$139
333GB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 120 121 120 120 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 124
Write 118
Mixed 64
SusWrite 120
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CG78MEBUA081N 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM 22h 4800 MHz clocked @ 4400 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
141% Outstanding
MC Read 55.8
MC Write 55.8
MC Mixed 52.7
156% 54.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 46.2
SC Mixed 25.5
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 88.2
45% 88.2 ns
Poor: 129%
This bench: 141%
Great: 151%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 32: 3R 3G 8B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
32% 47% 30 205 24 60 27" 1920 1080 SAM0D32 C27F390
Typical XPS 8950 Builds (Compare 1,179 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 142%
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Desktop
Desktop 110%
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Workstation
Workstation 159%
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System: Dell XPS 8950

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $835
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