Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 72.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive154% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170224
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 20:36
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
72.5% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 344
78% 342 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 569
MC Mixed 545
81% 540 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.89
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
62.6% Good
Lighting 192
Reflection 189
Parallax 190
57% 190 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 183
Splatting 162
79% 165 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5256GPUK NV 256GB
160GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 1,568
Write 683
Mixed 589
207% 947 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 25.6
156% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 43.9
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 22.8
37% 67.1 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 154%
Great: 182%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
755GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 126
Write 127
Mixed 122
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.2
84% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.8%
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 way above expectations (99th percentile)
43.3% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 11.7
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 13.2
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.3%
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 699 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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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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