Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 70.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics94.4% 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 Drive135% 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 (16%). 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
Memory12.2 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 13:56
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
70.7% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 353
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 344
80% 355 Pts
MC Int 473
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 490
74% 497 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 82%
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 above expectations (63rd percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Lighting 283
Reflection 288
Parallax 291
88% 287 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 274
Splatting 220
99% 231 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5256GPUK NV 256GB
70GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 1,551
Write 342
Mixed 690
187% 861 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 24.8
148% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 31.5
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 17.6
65% 134 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 135%
Great: 182%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 129
Write 123
Mixed 129
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.19
74% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.1%
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 (84th percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 22.5
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 24.3
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.1%
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 1,787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.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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