Alienware M17xR4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 72%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics97.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemAlienware M17xR4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR4
Memory19.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130517
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 03:10
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-3740QM-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
72% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 102
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 353
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 502
MC Float 499
MC Mixed 509
76% 503 Pts
Poor: 22%
This bench: 72%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 057B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Lighting 294
Reflection 301
Parallax 311
93% 302 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 275
Splatting 235
101% 237 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$270
208GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q 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: 73% Great: 117%
Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB
94GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
63.4% Good
Read 268
Write 210
Mixed 217
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 32.6
101% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 90.5
92% 149 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 113%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$249
80GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 502
Write 346
Mixed 355
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 21.5
92% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 91.5
117% 213 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73DB0-YK0 M471B1G73DB0-YK0 Hynix HMT351S6EFR8A-PB Hynix HMT351S6EFR8A-PB 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
55.1% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.7
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 18.7
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M17xR4 Builds (Compare 740 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $560
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HDDRAMUSB
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