Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 68%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.5% 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.
Boot Drive46.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:46
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
68% Good
SC Int 86.3
SC Float 94.9
SC Mixed 86
71% 89.1 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 349
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 541
MC Mixed 518
76% 512 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 68%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0772) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
7.5% Terrible
Lighting 19.4
Reflection 180
Parallax 22.3
6% 74 fps
MRender 16.6
Gravity 16.6
Splatting 29.8
8% 21 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.5%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD7SN3Q512G1002 512GB
407GB free
Firmware: X2170002 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
80% Very good
Read 428
Write 422
Mixed 407
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 56.2
4K Mixed 21.7
94% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 51.8
80% 147 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80%
Great: 96%
Hgst HTS721010A9E630 960GB
139GB free
Firmware: X41320RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 494
Write 457
Mixed 453
104% 468 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 26.4
94% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 25.3
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 61.7
71% 115 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 99%
Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 128GB
52GB free
Firmware: X4130012 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 468
Write 86.6
Mixed 323
64% 293 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 12.4
71% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 25.2
DQ Write 47.3
DQ Mixed 12.2
16% 28.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
73.5% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 20.6
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 75.2
53% 75.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R3 Builds (Compare 1,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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System: Alienware 15 R3

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