Alienware 17 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 77.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.64% 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 Drive66.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 7 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R2
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170728
Uptime1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:05
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 i7-4720HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
77.6% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 105
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 392
86% 382 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 534
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 0688) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4414
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
5.64% Terrible
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 18.3
Parallax 23
5% 17.8 fps
MRender 20.3
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 19
6% 15.6 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 5.64%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$81
79GB free
Firmware: X411 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 481
Write 250
Mixed 182
67% 304 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 13.7
81% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 37.3
71% 146 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173EB0-YK0 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
54.3% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.4
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 17.1
48% 17 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R2 Builds (Compare 750 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17 R2

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