Alienware 13 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 81.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive258% 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.
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
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemAlienware 13 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 13 R3
Memory28.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170224
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 03:34
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 415
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 572
85% 566 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0770) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7689
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
62% Good
Lighting 193
Reflection 177
Parallax 173
58% 181 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 172
Splatting 147
65% 154 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$379
860GB free
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
258% Outstanding
Read 2,713
Write 1,483
Mixed 1,396
410% 1,864 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 31.7
188% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 58.4
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 30.2
42% 74.1 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 258%
Great: 283%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CRC 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 25.3
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 24.4
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.7%
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 13 R3 Builds (Compare 1,102 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
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System: Alienware 13 R3

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