Dell XPS 17 9700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive154% 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.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 17 9700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0P1CHN
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2400 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201230
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 29 '21 at 04:24
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10875H
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
69% Good
Memory 79.2
1-Core 79.6
2-Core 156
64% 105 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 576
56% 446 Pts
64-Core 868
58% 868 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 with Max-Q Design
Dell(1028 098F) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 27.21.14.5241
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
35.7% Below average
Lighting 42.5
Reflection 59.4
Parallax 45.4
34% 49.1 fps
MRender 14.4
Gravity 51.9
Splatting 56.3
37% 40.9 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981a NVMe Samsung 1024GB
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15303129 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 833 863 894 985 954 938 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 884
Write 915
Mixed 906
SusWrite 911
204% 904 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 47.6
154% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 457
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 494
323% 385 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 154%
Great: 329%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6DJR8N-XN 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.1% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 22.8
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 19.3
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 82
49% 82 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 99%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 17 9700 Builds (Compare 2,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 17 9700

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