Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics120% 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 Drive172% 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.
Very high background CPU (60%). 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170512
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 21:30
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 60%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
78.6% Very good
SC Int 96.4
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 95.8
78% 98.2 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 412
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 611
MC Mixed 581
86% 577 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.6%
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: 384.76
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 369
Parallax 386
120% 382 fps
MRender 219
Gravity 377
Splatting 231
121% 276 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 120%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5256GPUK NV 256GB
173GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
172% Outstanding
Read 1,604
Write 476
Mixed 542
189% 874 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 57.9
201% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 442
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 161
176% 299 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 172%
Great: 185%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
188GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
57% Above average
Read 99.8
Write 98.9
Mixed 93.1
73% 97.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.17
74% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57%
Great: 76%
ASMT 2115 640GB
16GB free, PID 1153
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
27.7% Poor
Read 67.5
Write 67.6
Mixed 44.9
75% 60 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.14
41% 0.48 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 27.7%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64HZ-2G3B1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
75.8% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 22.2
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 79%
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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 77%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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