Dell XPS 13 9350

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 46.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics68.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive148% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 33% 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 13 9350  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 07TYC2
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171214
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:55
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%
CPU Throttled 33%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
46.8% Average
SC Int 73.5
SC Float 80.9
SC Mixed 76.5
62% 77 Pts
QC Int 210
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 224
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 209
MC Float 238
MC Mixed 226
34% 224 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
68.1% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 172
Parallax 178
61% 187 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 212
Splatting 142
73% 169 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
148% Outstanding
Read 1,262
Write 915
Mixed 1,098
243% 1,091 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 23.9
132% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 85.2
61% 75.3 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 148%
Great: 195%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB-$23
51GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
28.3% Poor
Read 109
Write 40.8
Mixed 52.4
74% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.22
4K Write 0.84
4K Mixed 0.64
66% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 39%
SanDisk Ultra Fit 124GB
1GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
34% Below average
Read 130
Write 47.8
Mixed 57.7
85% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.22
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.53
74% 1.68 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 34%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida EDFA232A2MA-JD-F-R 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Chip LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
63.9% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 21.3
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 19.1
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 13 9350 Builds (Compare 1,397 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Dell XPS 13 9350

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