Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics9.31% 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 Drive44.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0MMXTT
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170209
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:07
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 323
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 386
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 532
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 575
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0778) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 22.20.16.4708
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
9.31% Terrible
Lighting 23.1
Reflection 30
Parallax 24
7% 25.7 fps
MRender 23.8
Gravity 21.2
Splatting 36.1
11% 27 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 9.31%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon CV3-8D128-11 SATA 128GB
48GB free
Firmware: T87110D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
44.8% Average
Read 502
Write 169
Mixed 150
59% 274 MB/s
4K Read 9.92
4K Write 27
4K Mixed 11.5
44% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 13.5
DQ Write 25
DQ Mixed 9.28
10% 15.9 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 101%
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 above expectations (66th percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 129
Write 111
Mixed 129
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.19
79% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 22.8
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 78%
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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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System: Alienware 17 R4

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