Alienware M17xR4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics97.2% 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
Memory18.8 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 11:10
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%

 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 i7-3740QM-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
68.6% Good
SC Int 99
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 328
76% 333 Pts
MC Int 494
MC Float 507
MC Mixed 516
76% 506 Pts
Poor: 18%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 73%
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 (82nd percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Lighting 296
Reflection 305
Parallax 313
93% 305 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 272
Splatting 235
100% 235 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
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: 70% Great: 115%
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 (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
62.1% Good
Read 268
Write 209
Mixed 217
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 31.5
98% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 87.1
88% 144 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 112%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$311
80GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 502
Write 343
Mixed 355
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 20.7
90% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 90.9
111% 197 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 96%
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
54.7% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.5
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 18.8
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 56%
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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 958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $479
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $300Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $137
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $158
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $183SanDisk Extreme 64GB $70
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $957SanDisk Extreme 32GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $36Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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