Alienware M17xR4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 68.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics95.7% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware M17xR4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR4
Memory18.5 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130517
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:31
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 (70th percentile)
68.1% Good
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 99.8
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 325
QC Mixed 328
73% 324 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 496
MC Mixed 498
74% 494 Pts
Poor: 18%
This bench: 68.1%
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 (75th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Lighting 287
Reflection 298
Parallax 310
91% 298 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 269
Splatting 231
99% 232 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 95.7%
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 (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
64.2% Good
Read 267
Write 210
Mixed 217
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 32.8
106% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 87.2
88% 143 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 64.2%
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 (54th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 500
Write 345
Mixed 354
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 21.7
95% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 87.3
108% 195 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.7%
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
41.4% Average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 11.8
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 13.7
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 41.4%
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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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $158
HDDRAMUSB
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