Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
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 67.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.01% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive251% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime9.8 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:35
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 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 i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
67.9% Good
SC Int 89.1
SC Float 99.2
SC Mixed 99.6
77% 96 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 324
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 497
MC Float 563
MC Mixed 519
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0772) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
8.01% Terrible
Lighting 20.5
Reflection 286
Parallax 22
6% 109 fps
MRender 17.9
Gravity 18.2
Splatting 32.5
9% 22.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 8.01%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$325
213GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
251% Outstanding
Read 1,791
Write 1,540
Mixed 1,493
358% 1,608 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 67.1
225% 83.1 MB/s
DQ Read 438
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 162
166% 275 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 251%
Great: 313%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
745GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 129
Write 124
Mixed 120
94% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.18
73% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64HZ-2G6B1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 31
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 22.5
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 25.4
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware 15 R3

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