Dell System XPS L502X

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.96% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell System XPS L502X  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NJT03
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120907
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateJan 14 '17 at 08:46
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-2630QM-$199
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
44.5% Average
SC Int 72.5
SC Float 73.8
SC Mixed 71
58% 72.4 Pts
QC Int 200
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 204
47% 208 Pts
MC Int 317
MC Float 330
MC Mixed 318
48% 322 Pts
Poor: 15%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 540M
Dell(1028 050E) 2GB
MaxC: 672 MHz, MaxM: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 369.9
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
3.96% Terrible
Lighting 12.3
Reflection 12.6
Parallax 10.6
4% 11.8 fps
MRender 12.2
Gravity 13
Splatting 6.8
6% 10.7 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.96%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2011)-$58
287GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 109
Write 96.5
Mixed 95.2
75% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.13
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.25
62% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 70%
Lexar JumpDrive P20 USB 3.0 64GB-$35
50GB free, PID a212
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
10.8% Very poor
Read 33.5
Write 21.6
Mixed 15.9
28% 23.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.19
4K Write 0.09
4K Mixed 0.61
39% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 10.8%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6BFR8C-H9 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
48.8% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 14.7
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical System XPS L502X Builds (Compare 1,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

System: Dell System XPS L502X

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $298
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