Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 34%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics86.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
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 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 03:22
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
34% Below average
SC Int 25.9
SC Float 24.9
SC Mixed 29.1
21% 26.6 Pts
QC Int 121
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 175
35% 153 Pts
MC Int 443
MC Float 507
MC Mixed 479
71% 476 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 34%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Lighting 155
Reflection 162
Parallax 339
68% 219 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 277
Splatting 229
100% 234 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB
172GB free
Firmware: 2000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 1,379
Write 388
Mixed 616
173% 795 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 14.6
62% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 93.7
DQ Write 77.7
DQ Mixed 22.6
34% 64.6 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 101%
Great: 141%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
578GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 115
Write 108
Mixed 109
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.19
69% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KMKYF9-MID 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
56.3% Above average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 23.1
65% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 8.1
22% 7.83 GB/s
Latency 177
23% 177 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 77%
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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 1,444 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $180SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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