Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 59.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics7.39% 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 Drive73% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (65%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 15 '17 at 13:01
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 65%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
59.4% Above average
SC Int 86.3
SC Float 86.3
SC Mixed 92.3
71% 88.3 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 269
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 463
MC Float 494
MC Mixed 503
73% 486 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 59.4%
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 above expectations (69th percentile)
7.39% Terrible
Lighting 19
Reflection 279
Parallax 19
6% 106 fps
MRender 17.1
Gravity 17.2
Splatting 29.5
8% 21.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.39%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
385GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 497
Write 383
Mixed 400
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 48.3
4K Mixed 18.6
94% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 32.8
DQ Write 56.3
DQ Mixed 17
21% 35.4 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73%
Great: 117%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
856GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 127
Write 125
Mixed 130
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.19
76% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
ED9D3616 BLS8G4S240FSD.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
80% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 26
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 21.6
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
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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 1,294 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $149
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $40HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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