Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics96.5% 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 Drive200% 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.
Very high background CPU (43%). 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
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 16:33
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 below expectations (18th percentile)
63.8% Good
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 99
SC Mixed 93
77% 96.2 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 304
71% 314 Pts
MC Int 462
MC Float 526
MC Mixed 495
74% 494 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0774) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Lighting 287
Reflection 310
Parallax 296
90% 298 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 283
Splatting 230
102% 238 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
147GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,973
Write 1,087
Mixed 1,134
308% 1,398 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 35.4
157% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 93.1
94% 152 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 200%
Great: 268%
Seagate ST2000LX001-1RG174 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 129
Write 85.9
Mixed 81.7
74% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.16
74% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64HZ-2G3H1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 21.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 22.1
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 79%
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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 1,795 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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System: Alienware 15 R3

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
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 $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $41
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.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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