Dell XPS L521X

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 59.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemDell XPS L521X  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 029M77
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20131217
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 05 '14 at 01:47
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-3632QM
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
59.2% Above average
SC Int 77.6
SC Float 81.1
SC Mixed 80.9
64% 79.9 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 309
QC Mixed 295
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 394
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 430
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LMT-128M3M 128GB
68GB free
!4KALIGNED
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.2% Average
Read 262
Write 252
Mixed 257
58% 257 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 27.4
4K Mixed 11.5
58% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 79.4
DQ Mixed 10.9
36% 81.9 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011)-$75
909GB free
Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 105
Write 110
Mixed 105
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.24
88% 1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 62%
Lacie XtremKey USB 3.0 64GB-$90
52GB free, PID 106c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51.7% Above average
Read 204
Write 89.5
Mixed 94.3
144% 129 MB/s
4K Read 5.59
4K Write 0.39
4K Mixed 0.27
43% 2.08 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 52%
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Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
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System: Dell XPS L521X

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