Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 59.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.51% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive76.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 068R5X
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140924
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 13:14
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i7-4700MQ-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
59.7% Above average
SC Int 89.6
SC Float 90.6
SC Mixed 85.8
71% 88.7 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 290
63% 280 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 442
MC Mixed 445
65% 436 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05AA) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4463
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
4.51% Terrible
Lighting 10.3
Reflection 55.6
Parallax 17.3
4% 27.7 fps
MRender 15.4
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 15.4
5% 12.4 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.51%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$140
68GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 487
Write 339
Mixed 332
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 54.1
4K Mixed 17.3
106% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 38.7
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 16.9
46% 91 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 94%
Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$47
465GB free
Firmware: DEMJ Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
49.2% Average
Read 77.2
Write 92.7
Mixed 85.8
64% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.58
194% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8KTF51264HZ-1G6E1 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
43.5% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 14.3
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 14.1
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 86.1
46% 86.1 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 Builds (Compare 1,318 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $209
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