Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 14.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics2.87% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs, , 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit couleurs, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs, ,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 10 '19 at 09:52
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
14.8% Very poor
SC Int 20.1
SC Float 21.7
SC Mixed 21.4
17% 21.1 Pts
QC Int 60.2
QC Float 76.4
QC Mixed 72.3
16% 69.6 Pts
MC Int 106
MC Float 113
MC Mixed 103
16% 107 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 14.8%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
2.87% Terrible
Lighting 7.1
Reflection 8.7
Parallax 7.4
2% 7.73 fps
MRender 7.6
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 10.8
3% 8.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.87%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5512GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
245GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 302 320 286 305 283 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 520
Write 528
Mixed 502
SusWrite 306
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 22.4
4K Mixed 19.6
49% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 86.4
DQ Mixed 127
91% 117 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 164%
WD Elements 10B8 500GB
132GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 35 32 36 35 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
17.4% Very poor
Read 35.7
Write 31.7
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 34.5
42% 31.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
77% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64HZ-2G1B1 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
34.5% Below average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.7
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 7.7
21% 7.4 GB/s
Latency 200
20% 200 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 41%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9550 Builds (Compare 5,525 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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