Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 66.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics119% 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 Drive123% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
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 Date20170705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 07:32
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 (32nd percentile)
66.3% Good
SC Int 86.3
SC Float 88.5
SC Mixed 91.4
71% 88.7 Pts
QC Int 307
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 325
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 486
MC Float 547
MC Mixed 522
78% 518 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.3%
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: 385.14
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 377
Reflection 357
Parallax 374
116% 369 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 366
Splatting 235
121% 277 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 119%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5256GPUK NV 256GB
163GB free
Firmware: 4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 1,282
Write 388
Mixed 471
155% 714 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 23.5
139% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 39
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 25.4
63% 122 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 123%
Great: 183%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
685GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
65.6% Good
Read 117
Write 111
Mixed 115
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.21
78% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.6%
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 above expectations (66th percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 22.1
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 22.2
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74%
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 2,420 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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