Alienware 13 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive160% 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.
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.
CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemAlienware 13 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 13 R3
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 12:01
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 399
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 533
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 577
85% 572 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0770) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.14
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
64.2% Good
Lighting 191
Reflection 188
Parallax 187
59% 189 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 180
Splatting 159
68% 161 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Thnsn5256gpuk NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
153GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 1,472
Write 414
Mixed 490
172% 792 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 53.8
194% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 470
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 145
168% 294 MB/s
Poor: 103%
This bench: 160%
Great: 180%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
42.2% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 11.2
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 12.4
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 13 R3 Builds (Compare 516 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

System: Alienware 13 R3

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