Dell XPS 12 9Q23

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (6th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 94 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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 34.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.9% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 99% 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 12 9Q23  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0520M8
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 29 '20 at 02:57
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 57%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3687U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 0.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
34.7% Below average
Memory 60.9
1-Core 16.2
2-Core 35.7
28% 37.6 Pts
4-Core 52.5
8-Core 52.5
7% 52.5 Pts
64-Core 53
4% 53 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0589) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.9% Terrible
Lighting 1.3
Reflection 1.73
Parallax 0.91
1% 1.31 fps
MRender 1.81
Gravity 0.7
Splatting 2.48
1% 1.66 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 0.9%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LMT-256M6M mSATA 256GB
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DM8110B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 271 309 327 297 323 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 406
Write 247
Mixed 236
SusWrite 308
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 19.3
4K Mixed 13.2
50% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 85.3
DQ Mixed 111
82% 108 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6MFR8A-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
20.2% Poor
MC Read 7.1
MC Write 5.7
MC Mixed 8.7
20% 7.17 GB/s
SC Read 2.2
SC Write 3.2
SC Mixed 5.1
10% 3.5 GB/s
Latency 125
32% 125 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 20.2%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 12 9Q23 Builds (Compare 125 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 12 9Q23

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