Alienware 15

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
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 62.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.97% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive86.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware 15  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15
Memory7.3 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:41
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 11%

 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 i7-4710HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
62.1% Good
SC Int 94.4
SC Float 99.3
SC Mixed 91.7
76% 95.1 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 298
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 452
67% 447 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 0685) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4568
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
4.97% Terrible
Lighting 12
Reflection 135
Parallax 20.5
5% 56 fps
MRender 15.1
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 17.2
5% 13.2 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.97%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend MTS800 M.2 256GB-$198
48GB free
Firmware: N0815B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 502
Write 296
Mixed 368
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 32.7
117% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 18.1
81% 182 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 96%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$54
205GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 72.5
Write 82.9
Mixed 83.9
60% 79.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.19
62% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173EB0-YK0 1315 CT102464BF160B.C16 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
31.4% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 9.1
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 8.8
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 Builds (Compare 466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Alienware 15

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