Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
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 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 61.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive127% 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.
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 (33%). 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
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170517
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 06:39
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU 33%

 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 i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
61.6% Good
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 90.2
SC Mixed 87.7
70% 87.8 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 312
QC Mixed 297
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 501
MC Mixed 487
71% 473 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 88%
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: 382.5
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Lighting 360
Reflection 118
Parallax 118
84% 199 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 118
Splatting 249
64% 162 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5256GPUK NV 256GB
166GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 1,578
Write 321
Mixed 631
182% 843 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 25.6
139% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 38.7
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 24.3
32% 55.8 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 127%
Great: 185%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
686GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 132
Write 114
Mixed 109
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.19
71% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
69.7% Good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21.9
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 18.9
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.7%
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 17 R4 Builds (Compare 1,911 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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