Alienware 17

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 65.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.37% 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 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 5 days ago.
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 068R5X
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180129
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 08:24
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-4700MQ-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
65.6% Good
SC Int 92.7
SC Float 90.8
SC Mixed 92.7
74% 92.1 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 320
68% 298 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 492
67% 446 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05AA) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4463
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
5.37% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 39.2
Parallax 21.4
5% 24.2 fps
MRender 19.3
Gravity 7
Splatting 18.2
6% 14.8 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 5.37%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$106
499GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 49 45 62 78 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 94.5
Write 97.5
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 65.7
59% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 71%
SAMSUNG HD103UJ 1TB
923GB free, PID 2339
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 17 16 17 17 18 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
16.3% Very poor
Read 32.5
Write 30.8
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 17
37% 27.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
122% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 21%
Patriot Memory 16GB
15GB free, PID 3100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.8 6 5.9 5.8 6 6.2 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
6.86% Terrible
Read 29.5
Write 7.3
Mixed 5.5
SusWrite 5.9
12% 12.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
20% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 6.86%
Great: 11%
Memorex TD Classic 003B 4GB
4GB free, PID 1a00
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.9 6 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.2 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
5.64% Terrible
Read 18.5
Write 8
Mixed 4.7
SusWrite 6.2
11% 9.35 MB/s
4K Read 6.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
25% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.64%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173QH0-YK0 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
53.7% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 16.8
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 Builds (Compare 2,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $209
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