Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics118% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive184% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory24.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 18:54
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (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 i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
70.5% Very good
SC Int 99.7
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 99.9
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 350
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 511
MC Mixed 468
71% 477 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 377
Reflection 361
Parallax 377
117% 372 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 361
Splatting 235
120% 275 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 118%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
159GB free
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
184% Outstanding
Read 2,201
Write 490
Mixed 406
221% 1,032 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 55.7
180% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 30.1
76% 160 MB/s
Poor: 118%
This bench: 184%
Great: 228%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
546GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 129
Write 116
Mixed 135
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.19
80% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown K821PJ-MIH 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
80.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 25.5
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 23.4
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R4 Builds (Compare 3,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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