Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 66.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics92.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive191% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 082CGY
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 18:56
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 way below expectations (18th percentile)
66.5% Good
SC Int 96.3
SC Float 94.6
SC Mixed 93.7
76% 94.9 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 330
QC Mixed 317
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 565
MC Mixed 568
82% 546 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.78
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Lighting 292
Reflection 297
Parallax 288
87% 292 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 278
Splatting 233
106% 236 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 100%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Thnsn51t02duk NVMe TOSHIBA 1024GB
365GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 1,639
Write 877
Mixed 1,155
270% 1,224 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 47.9
183% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 30.5
112% 245 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 191%
Great: 203%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
917GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 135
Write 128
Mixed 130
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.21
81% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GS6AFR8N-UH 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
77.7% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 25.3
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 22.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 77
52% 77 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 81%
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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 680 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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Intel Core i7-7700K $303Nvidia GTX 1070 $368Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
Intel Core i5-7600K $240AMD RX 480 $210Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $138
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $307Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $169
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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