Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics121% 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 Drive121% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:52
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 99.9
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 388
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 540
MC Float 615
MC Mixed 584
87% 580 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77%
Great: 96%
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: 384.94
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 377
Reflection 360
Parallax 418
121% 385 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 376
Splatting 236
121% 278 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 121%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$265
857GB free
Firmware: P1225C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
80% Excellent
Read 499
Write 426
Mixed 464
103% 463 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 13.8
79% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 13.5
75% 168 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80%
Great: 103%
Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
198GB free
Firmware: 20004A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 1,448
Write 403
Mixed 637
180% 829 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 13.4
126% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 35.4
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 21.8
32% 57.2 MB/s
Poor: 96%
This bench: 121%
Great: 140%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GS6AFR8N-UH 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
77.3% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 25
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 30.1
SC Mixed 23.1
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 75.6
53% 75.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R4 Builds (Compare 2,140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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