Dell XPS 17 9720

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics24.5% 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 Drive332% 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 88% 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 0RG82H
Memory16.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 4.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220608
Uptime7.8 Days
Run DateAug 06 '22 at 21:48
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 88%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 74.3
1-Core 180
2-Core 329
106% 195 Pts
4-Core 685
8-Core 1,182
117% 933 Pts
64-Core 1,923
129% 1,923 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Iris Xe Graphics
Dell(1028 0AFE) 1GB
Driver: <> Ver. 30.0.101.1314
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
24.5% Poor
Lighting 25.9
Reflection 77.7
Parallax 30.7
21% 44.8 fps
MRender 26.1
Gravity 37.4
Splatting 22.7
29% 28.7 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme KXG70ZNV1T02 KIOXIA 1024GB
685GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10804105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2234 2229 1663 1560 1623 1616 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
332% Outstanding
Read 2,631
Write 2,510
Mixed 1,979
SusWrite 1,821
502% 2,235 MB/s
4K Read 58.7
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 81
268% 94.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,070
DQ Write 369
DQ Mixed 844
590% 761 MB/s
Poor: 219%
This bench: 332%
Great: 465%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMCG78MEBSA095N 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM 22h clocked @ 4800 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
130% Outstanding
MC Read 52.6
MC Write 48.3
MC Mixed 50
144% 50.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 41
SC Mixed 27.6
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 91.8
44% 91.8 ns
Poor: 110%
This bench: 130%
Great: 150%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 17 9720 Builds (Compare 200 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

System: Dell XPS 17 9720

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