Dell XPS 17 9700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.58% 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 Drive183% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell XPS 17 9700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 03CPGC
Memory24.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2400 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200903
Uptime11.7 Days
Run DateJun 27 '21 at 16:51
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10885H
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 73.9
1-Core 107
2-Core 196
73% 126 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 766
75% 598 Pts
64-Core 1,199
80% 1,199 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics
Dell(1028 098F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8853
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
5.58% Terrible
Lighting 5.8
Reflection 54.9
Parallax 7.8
5% 22.8 fps
MRender 11.9
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 10.4
7% 9.93 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.58%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm9a1 NVMe Samsung 1024GB
737GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36302029 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1086 1016 1048 1171 1067 1116 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Read 983
Write 1,284
Mixed 1,156
SusWrite 1084
255% 1,127 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 58.3
187% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 560
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 662
426% 498 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 183%
Great: 416%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43DB1-CWE 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 27.1
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 24.3
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 92.6
43% 92.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 17" 1280 720 SHP14D6
Typical XPS 17 9700 Builds (Compare 2,223 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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