Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive193% 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
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02HNYT
Memory29 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 04:50
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 431
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 616
MC Mixed 589
87% 583 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.7%
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 (8th 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: 40%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5256GPUK NV 256GB
154GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 1,620
Write 762
Mixed 1,042
251% 1,141 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 58.9
202% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 505
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 209
215% 356 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 193%
Great: 185%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB
6TB free
Firmware: D781
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 143
Write 114
Mixed 90.6
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 6.69
4K Mixed 0.56
231% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 74.4%
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 (64th percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 119
Write 122
Mixed 108
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.21
84% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.1%
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 above expectations (92nd percentile)
82.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 26
84% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 25.5
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.1%
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 1,924 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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