Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.73% 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 Drive128% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0FG0DK
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 14:22
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
64.6% Good
SC Int 85.9
SC Float 89.6
SC Mixed 88.7
70% 88.1 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 319
71% 314 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 495
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0776) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
7.73% Terrible
Lighting 20.3
Reflection 288
Parallax 20.5
6% 109 fps
MRender 16.4
Gravity 17.9
Splatting 31.7
9% 22 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.73%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5256GPUK NV 256GB
167GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 1,462
Write 332
Mixed 997
204% 930 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 37.1
151% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 98.1
DQ Mixed 27
32% 52.8 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 128%
Great: 184%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
899GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
66.1% Good
Read 115
Write 115
Mixed 124
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.21
73% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
63.6% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 20.9
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 16.1
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 82.4
49% 82.4 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 78%
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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 2,100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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