Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 65%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics63% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 060W4T
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:57
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 as expected (48th percentile)
65% Good
SC Int 90
SC Float 94.2
SC Mixed 94.6
74% 92.9 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 309
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 518
77% 513 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 65%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0771) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
63% Good
Lighting 182
Reflection 182
Parallax 184
56% 183 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 176
Splatting 156
68% 160 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 63%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
484GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 104
Write 93.6
Mixed 86.9
71% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.19
65% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
39.2% Below average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 10.4
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 11.1
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R3 Builds (Compare 1,294 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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