Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics5.4% 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 Drive75.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 068R5X
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130911
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 14:20
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i7-4700MQ-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
59.2% Above average
SC Int 69.9
SC Float 56.8
SC Mixed 78.1
55% 68.3 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 294
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 447
MC Float 464
MC Mixed 492
70% 468 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05AA) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
5.4% Terrible
Lighting 11.4
Reflection 22
Parallax 21.7
5% 18.4 fps
MRender 20.3
Gravity 6.9
Splatting 18.1
6% 15.1 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 5.4%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$209
156GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 487
Write 413
Mixed 453
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 27.9
4K Mixed 18.3
63% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 54.7
92% 181 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 108%
Intel INTEL 11GB
10GB free
Firmware: LG6i
!4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
36.9% Below average
Read 354
Write 92.6
Mixed 141
42% 196 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 24.7
4K Mixed 9.96
44% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 81.4
DQ Write 97.2
DQ Mixed 18.2
34% 65.6 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 42%
Hitachi Hitachi 750GB
340GB free
Firmware: JF4O
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 89.6
Write 64.4
Mixed 65.6
55% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.16
56% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8KTF51264HZ-1G6E1 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.4% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 20.4
MC Mixed 15.6
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 14.8
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 Builds (Compare 1,313 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $209
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