Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 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 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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 Drive74.3% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:40
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 way above expectations (90th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 394
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 525
MC Float 599
MC Mixed 567
84% 564 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 80.2%
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: 381.83
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 314
Reflection 321
Parallax 296
95% 311 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 298
Splatting 240
106% 248 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 101%
Great: 100%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix SC311 SATA 128GB
86GB free
Firmware: 70000P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 522
Write 256
Mixed 327
81% 368 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 18.8
97% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 47.7
81% 155 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 81%
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 way above expectations (96th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 142
Write 120
Mixed 128
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.19
71% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KMKYF9-MIB 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.3
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 24.4
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 76.9%
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 1,671 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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System: Alienware 15 R3

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Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $250AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
Intel Core i5-7600K $180Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $160SanDisk Extreme 64GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $17
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $54Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $199SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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