Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 22.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics43.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive127% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02HNYT
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170209
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 04:24
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
22.4% Poor
SC Int 22.8
SC Float 24.6
SC Mixed 22.3
19% 23.2 Pts
QC Int 81.5
QC Float 89.1
QC Mixed 91.7
20% 87.4 Pts
MC Int 368
MC Float 495
MC Mixed 482
67% 448 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.78
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (117 fps cap detected)
43.6% Average
Lighting 117
Reflection 117
Parallax 117
36% 117 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 117
Splatting 117
49% 117 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5256GPUK NV 256GB
155GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 1,442
Write 728
Mixed 807
218% 992 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 26.1
4K Mixed 19.2
66% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 88.5
DQ Mixed 55.4
54% 85.9 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 127%
Great: 181%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB
6TB free
Firmware: D781
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 142
Write 107
Mixed 93.6
85% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.17
4K Write 5.47
4K Mixed 0.72
230% 2.45 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 89%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
603GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
69.4% Good
Read 125
Write 117
Mixed 114
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.21
78% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3B1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 25.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 9.7
SC Mixed 8.5
23% 8.07 GB/s
Latency 121
33% 121 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R4 Builds (Compare 1,640 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 78%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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