Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 16.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics2.1% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0N7TVV
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180718
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateJul 22 '19 at 11:47
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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 (2nd percentile)
16.1% Very poor
1-Core 24.5
2-Core 49.1
17% 36.8 Pts
4-Core 87.2
8-Core 132
14% 110 Pts
64-Core 113
8% 113 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 16.1%
Great: 67%
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 (2nd percentile)
2.1% Terrible
Lighting 6.7
Reflection 40
Parallax 6.9
2% 17.9 fps
MRender 8.3
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 11.8
3% 8.93 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.1%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV76D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 433 419 432 422 417 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 727
Write 522
Mixed 375
SusWrite 426
114% 512 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 22.6
87% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 186
132% 168 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 173%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64HZ-2G1A2 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
46.2% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 20.5
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 8.4
22% 7.67 GB/s
Latency 116
34% 116 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9550 Builds (Compare 6,374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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