Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 84.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics123% 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 Drive76.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170914
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:07
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 410
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 570
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 607
91% 611 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 386
Reflection 356
Parallax 421
123% 388 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 372
Splatting 239
122% 280 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 123%
Great: 131%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 128GB
23GB 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 (92nd percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 504
Write 293
Mixed 327
83% 375 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 15.4
93% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 51.6
98% 195 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 79%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
865GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 128
Write 116
Mixed 111
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.19
74% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64HZ-2G3B1 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
40.7% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 10.9
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 12.8
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.7%
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 17 R4 Builds (Compare 2,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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