Alienware 13 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics7.59% 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.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware 13 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0FP41R
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170728
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 08:35
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-6500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
50.5% Above average
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 83.9
SC Mixed 85.6
67% 84.1 Pts
QC Int 209
QC Float 244
QC Mixed 236
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 233
MC Float 263
MC Mixed 247
37% 248 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0707) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4590
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
7.59% Terrible
Lighting 20.2
Reflection 85.1
Parallax 20.3
6% 41.9 fps
MRender 15.9
Gravity 17.7
Splatting 30.7
9% 21.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.59%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ02ABF050H 500GB
213GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 29% Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8KTF51264HZ-1G6P1 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
55.4% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 17.5
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 17.7
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 80.6
50% 80.6 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 59%
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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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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 31%
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System: Alienware 13 R2

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