Alienware 15 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 66.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.89% 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 Drive38.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 15 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0PRRP7
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:04
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 (74th percentile)
66.7% Good
SC Int 88.6
SC Float 94.7
SC Mixed 92.1
74% 91.8 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 331
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 444
MC Float 523
MC Mixed 482
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0708) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4590
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
6.89% Terrible
Lighting 17.9
Reflection 30
Parallax 18.1
6% 22 fps
MRender 16.1
Gravity 15.7
Splatting 27.2
8% 19.7 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.89%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$99
187GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 1,430
Write 1,002
Mixed 1,093
261% 1,175 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 72.6
4K Mixed 20.4
130% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 45.3
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 72.4
64% 91.5 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 161%
Great: 235%
Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
38.3% Below average
Read 475
Write 47.3
Mixed 83.4
43% 202 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 26.8
4K Mixed 9.12
53% 17.9 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 20
DQ Mixed 9.09
10% 17 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 53%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
884GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 127
Write 123
Mixed 125
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.2
74% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.7% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 21.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 20.2
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 75%
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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 1,664 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 42%
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System: Alienware 15 R2

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Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $86Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $115
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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