Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 70.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.09% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive58% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180423
Uptime16.9 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:28
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
70.6% Very good
SC Int 94.5
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 98.9
79% 98.4 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 349
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 459
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 498
75% 500 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0776) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
8.09% Terrible
Lighting 20.7
Reflection 284
Parallax 22.8
7% 109 fps
MRender 18.1
Gravity 18.3
Splatting 32.5
9% 23 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 8.09%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 128GB
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 73 76 70 59 67 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 406
Write 302
Mixed 231
SusWrite 73.9
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 36.3
4K Mixed 23.5
82% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 205
170% 247 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58%
Great: 79%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
688GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 127 129 132 130 128 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 130
Write 122
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 129
73% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
74.3% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 22.7
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 69.6
57% 69.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R4 Builds (Compare 5,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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