Dell XPS 15 9500

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (5th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 95 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.28% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive158% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS 15 9500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 05XYW7
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201224
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 31 '21 at 13:12
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10750H
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.1% Good
Memory 77
1-Core 76.5
2-Core 143
60% 98.9 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 470
47% 373 Pts
64-Core 621
42% 621 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics
Dell(1028 097D) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9168
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
3.28% Terrible
Lighting 3.9
Reflection 51.4
Parallax 4.4
3% 19.9 fps
MRender 5.9
Gravity 3.9
Splatting 6.6
3% 5.47 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.28%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PC SN730 NVMe WDC 1024GB
883GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11121012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 856 855 862 870 929 930 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
158% Outstanding
Read 1,098
Write 929
Mixed 1,021
SusWrite 884
221% 983 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 41.3
141% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 465
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 503
335% 407 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 158%
Great: 328%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43DB1-CWE 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
64% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 19.9
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 16.9
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 86.3
46% 86.3 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 64%
Great: 105%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9500 Builds (Compare 4,364 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9500

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