Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 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 57.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.88% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive72.9% 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 (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0X2P13
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190225
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 11 '19 at 17:56
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 i5-6300HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
57.2% Above average
SC Int 84.1
SC Float 91.3
SC Mixed 84.9
60% 86.8 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 326
57% 318 Pts
MC Int 315
MC Float 329
MC Mixed 327
22% 324 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 61%
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 (16th percentile)
3.88% Terrible
Lighting 16.8
Reflection 30
Parallax 18.2
5% 21.7 fps
MRender 0.1
Gravity 15.7
Splatting 0.3
3% 5.37 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.88%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$97
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 221 221 199 217 212 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 452
Write 398
Mixed 312
SusWrite 224
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 25.4
106% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 123
113% 176 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 126%
SK hynix SC215 M.2 2242 32GB
7GB free
Firmware: 50001L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 77 76 76 42 33 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 366
Write 80
Mixed 123
SusWrite 63.9
34% 158 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 13.3
73% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 81.9
DQ Mixed 113
89% 126 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4SFS824A.C8FDD1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.4% Good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 108%
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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 5,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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