Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 60.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics63.3% 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 (11%). 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 01:17
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 (13th percentile)
60.8% Good
SC Int 85.5
SC Float 88.5
SC Mixed 86.4
69% 86.8 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 294
68% 300 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 490
MC Mixed 474
70% 467 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
63.3% Good
Lighting 164
Reflection 166
Parallax 205
55% 178 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 154
Splatting 194
69% 168 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5256GPUK NV 256GB
72GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 1,584
Write 743
Mixed 1,031
246% 1,119 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 48.3
179% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 27
93% 204 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 177%
Great: 185%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 124
Write 128
Mixed 130
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.18
78% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 75%
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 (92nd percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.5
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 23.1
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 78%
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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 2,089 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

System: Alienware 15 R3

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Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $430Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
Intel Core i5-7600K $224AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $47
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $931SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $52Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $220SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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