Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 84.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics115% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive191% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170224
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 19:17
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 412
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 570
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 626
92% 617 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 94%
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: 384.76
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 366
Reflection 363
Parallax 370
110% 366 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 350
Splatting 240
121% 275 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 115%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$300
391GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
332% Outstanding
Read 2,864
Write 1,954
Mixed 1,924
498% 2,247 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 68.9
251% 93.5 MB/s
DQ Read 497
DQ Write 453
DQ Mixed 223
236% 391 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 332%
Great: 324%
Nvme THNSN5256GPUK NV 256GB
165GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 1,597
Write 755
Mixed 500
207% 951 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 60
202% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 494
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 27.3
120% 275 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 191%
Great: 182%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
921GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 138
Write 135
Mixed 140
104% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.22
79% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GS6AFR8N-UH 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 25.9
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 24.4
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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