Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 79.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.59% 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.
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.
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
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0MMXTT
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime6 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:42
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
79.6% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 118
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 382
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 533
MC Float 603
MC Mixed 579
86% 572 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0778) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4574
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
7.59% Terrible
Lighting 21.1
Reflection 289
Parallax 22.5
6% 111 fps
MRender 19.9
Gravity 18.2
Splatting 34.8
12% 24.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.59%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 134
Write 123
Mixed 128
97% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.18
75% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
77.6% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 22.4
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.5
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 78%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R4 Builds (Compare 1,403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $268AMD RX 480 $410Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $235Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $269Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $159
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $137SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $714SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $44HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $128SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback