Alienware M17xR4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 69.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics95.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware M17xR4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR4
Memory19.1 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 17:42
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 (85th percentile)
69.9% Good
SC Int 99
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 341
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 494
MC Float 509
MC Mixed 496
75% 499 Pts
Poor: 18%
This bench: 69.9%
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 (79th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Lighting 286
Reflection 297
Parallax 307
91% 297 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 269
Splatting 233
99% 233 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$301
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: 69% 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 (11th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
68.2% Good
Read 268
Write 213
Mixed 218
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 35.6
118% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 86.5
88% 143 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 110%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$310
80GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
81% Excellent
Read 502
Write 344
Mixed 354
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 41.7
4K Mixed 21.8
96% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 91.8
112% 199 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 81%
Great: 97%
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
54.8% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.5
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 54.8%
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 1,059 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
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System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $469
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