Alienware ASM201

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 58.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive231% 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.
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 ASM201  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0GWM1Y
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170929
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 21:39
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i5-6400T
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
58.8% Above average
SC Int 79.4
SC Float 84.4
SC Mixed 81.1
65% 81.6 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 305
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 299
MC Float 318
MC Mixed 305
46% 307 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
72% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 198
Parallax 214
68% 213 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 208
Splatting 167
75% 174 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 2,601
Write 1,156
Mixed 1,494
384% 1,750 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 35
178% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 51.1
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 123
81% 94.4 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 231%
Great: 271%
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
20GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 490
Write 307
Mixed 316
82% 371 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 16.4
74% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 8.12
60% 142 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64HZ-2G1B1 1x8GB
1 of 1 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
41.7% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 12.7
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 13.5
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.7%
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 ASM201 Builds (Compare 391 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware ASM201

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i5-8600K $235AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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