Alienware M17xR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.11% 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 Drive60.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware M17xR4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR4
Memory30.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180322
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:27
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i7-3740QM-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
65.2% Good
SC Int 97
SC Float 99
SC Mixed 99
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 309
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 366
MC Float 378
MC Mixed 464
60% 402 Pts
Poor: 22%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 675M
Dell(1028 057B) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 307.17
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
6.11% Terrible
Lighting 5.4
Reflection 5.3
Parallax 1.8
1% 4.17 fps
MRender 5.4
Gravity 47.6
Splatting 5.9
10% 19.6 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 6.11%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 mSATA 256GB
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 365 358 358 357 357 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 390
Write 360
Mixed 271
SusWrite 361
78% 345 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 27.8
4K Mixed 13.5
47% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 154
124% 181 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 80%
Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 2BC10006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 123 123 123 123 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 111
Write 91.1
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 123
73% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.7
179% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT102464BF160B.C16 Samsung M471B1G73BH0-CK0 Kingston HP691160-H66-MCN Samsung M471B1G73BH0-CK0 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
54.5% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 16.9
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M17xR4 Builds (Compare 1,151 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $462
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