Alienware M14xR2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 52.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.92% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
27 days ago, 5 days ago.
SystemAlienware M14xR2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M14xR2
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120629
Uptime7.9 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:30
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i7-3610QM-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
52.3% Above average
SC Int 77.4
SC Float 78.3
SC Mixed 77.4
62% 77.7 Pts
QC Int 209
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 249
52% 227 Pts
MC Int 359
MC Float 381
MC Mixed 396
57% 379 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0552) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
3.92% Terrible
Lighting 12
Reflection 19.3
Parallax 8.7
3% 13.3 fps
MRender 9.7
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 17.2
4% 11.2 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.92%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$68
343GB free
Firmware: 0005DEM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 74.3
Write 79.7
Mixed 64.1
54% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.17
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 0.17
37% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6CFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
47.9% Average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 15.6
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 11
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M14xR2 Builds (Compare 596 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

System: Alienware M14xR2

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