Alienware 15 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.21% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive162% 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.
SystemAlienware 15 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R2
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160707
Uptime7 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:36
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
69.8% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 108
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 324
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 475
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 522
77% 514 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0708) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4771
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
8.21% Terrible
Lighting 20.5
Reflection 30
Parallax 20.9
6% 23.8 fps
MRender 20.7
Gravity 18.9
Splatting 31.8
10% 23.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 8.21%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
28GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
162% Outstanding
Read 1,560
Write 717
Mixed 1,019
242% 1,098 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 30.9
178% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 45
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 32
39% 65.9 MB/s
Poor: 103%
This bench: 162%
Great: 181%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
716GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
74% Very good
Read 125
Write 133
Mixed 132
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.21
81% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 74%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
70.5% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 22.2
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 22.6
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 87.4
46% 87.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R2 Builds (Compare 1,348 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Alienware 15 R2

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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $146
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $931SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
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