Alienware 15 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 73.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.69% 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 Drive42.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
Memory13 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 22:12
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 way above expectations (96th percentile)
73.7% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 103
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 366
82% 364 Pts
MC Int 469
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 505
76% 506 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 74%
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 way above expectations (91st percentile)
7.69% Terrible
Lighting 19.2
Reflection 130
Parallax 20.1
6% 56.6 fps
MRender 19.1
Gravity 16.7
Splatting 31.4
9% 22.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.69%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
187GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 1,535
Write 1,075
Mixed 1,139
277% 1,250 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 23.5
147% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 51
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 88.7
75% 106 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 175%
Great: 264%
Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB
45GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
42.1% Average
Read 494
Write 95.9
Mixed 91.1
49% 227 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 20.8
4K Mixed 9.26
52% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.8
DQ Write 39.2
DQ Mixed 8.68
13% 23.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 53%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
884GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 124
Write 123
Mixed 130
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.18
75% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
73.7% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.9
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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System: Alienware 15 R2

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