Dell XPS 15 9550

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics5.14% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive82.1% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell XPS 15 9550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0Y9N5X
Memory0.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191212
Uptime42.9 Days
Run DateMay 29 '21 at 17:10
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
62.2% Good
Memory 84.2
1-Core 82.6
2-Core 148
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 200
31% 221 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06E4) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.8142
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
5.14% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 18.1
Parallax 5.8
5% 10 fps
MRender 8.2
Gravity 6.2
Splatting 9.7
5% 8.03 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.14%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57DA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 217 242 284 251 200 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 679
Write 357
Mixed 586
SusWrite 254
105% 469 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 20
79% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 453
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 324
248% 341 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 206%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451S6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
61.1% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 20.2
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 1
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 73%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 15 9550 Builds (Compare 2,788 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9550

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