Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 74.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive75% 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 (52%). 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 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:43
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
74.2% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 98.4
SC Mixed 102
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 366
82% 364 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 593
MC Mixed 562
84% 560 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 128GB
37GB free
Firmware: X4152012 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
75% Very good
Read 486
Write 279
Mixed 368
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 23.1
87% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 48.5
95% 194 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 75%
Great: 79%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
641GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 117
Write 116
Mixed 124
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.2
73% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.9%
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 potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.6% Good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 20.1
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 24.5
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.6%
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 15 R3 Builds (Compare 1,795 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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System: Alienware 15 R3

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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 64GB $41
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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