Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 65.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.29% 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 Drive155% 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.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170314
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 01:29
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
65.3% Good
SC Int 75.2
SC Float 71.8
SC Mixed 86.6
62% 77.9 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 324
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 556
MC Mixed 530
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0772) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
7.29% Terrible
Lighting 20.7
Reflection 29.9
Parallax 22
6% 24.2 fps
MRender 17.9
Gravity 18.3
Splatting 32.4
11% 22.9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 7.29%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5512GPUK NV 512GB
407GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 1,463
Write 908
Mixed 1,194
264% 1,188 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 35.4
4K Mixed 31.2
86% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 137
145% 242 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 155%
Great: 192%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
789GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 122
Write 120
Mixed 115
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.21
78% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3B1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 23.6
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 21.3
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75%
Great: 82%
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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 816 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $696SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $40HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $133SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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