Dell XPS L521X

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 57.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.25% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemDell XPS L521X  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 029M77
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130522
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 26 '14 at 03:29
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 above expectations (84th percentile)
57.7% Above average
SC Int 79.8
SC Float 87.4
SC Mixed 84.1
67% 83.8 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 277
60% 263 Pts
MC Int 381
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 431
63% 424 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 054F) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2778
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
4.25% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 13.5
Parallax 9.3
3% 11.6 fps
MRender 12.4
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 18.2
5% 12.6 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.25%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB
6GB free
Firmware: CXM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 369
Write 85.9
Mixed 137
43% 197 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 12.1
62% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 33
DQ Mixed 28
42% 85.2 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 43%
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$112
643GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SM12 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 87
Write 82.6
Mixed 70.3
60% 80 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.19
80% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 64%
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 64GB-$47
33GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 209
Write 102
Mixed 104
156% 138 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 1.47
161% 6.79 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 61%
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Typical XPS L521X Builds (Compare 366 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
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System: Dell XPS L521X

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