Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 69.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics105% 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 Drive115% 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 14:29
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 34%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
69.6% Good
SC Int 96.8
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 97.8
80% 99.3 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 336
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 574
MC Mixed 559
82% 546 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile Max-Q)
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1708 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.14
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 335
Parallax 331
100% 328 fps
MRender 215
Gravity 316
Splatting 218
108% 250 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv512g NVMe TOSHIBA 512GB
336GB free
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 1,185
Write 510
Mixed 754
180% 816 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 24.6
105% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 35.2
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 23.9
40% 72.5 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 115%
Great: 236%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 23.5
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79%
Great: 84%
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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 2,839 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $176AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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