Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 75%
Workstation 54%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (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 60.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive177% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170224
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 01:12
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
60.4% Good
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 88.9
SC Mixed 87.3
70% 86.9 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 290
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 494
MC Mixed 472
70% 466 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
69.1% Good
Lighting 178
Reflection 256
Parallax 217
59% 217 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 200
Splatting 208
76% 182 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
72GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 1,584
Write 740
Mixed 896
236% 1,073 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 51.4
176% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 155
156% 253 MB/s
Poor: 106%
This bench: 177%
Great: 178%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 122
Write 128
Mixed 125
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
77% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 22.8
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 77%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R3 Builds (Compare 2,552 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Alienware 15 R3

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