Alienware M17xR4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very 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 Drive87.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 93% 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 M17xR4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR4
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130913
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 00:18
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 93%

 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 i7-3920XM
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 375
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 531
MC Float 551
MC Mixed 544
81% 542 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 057B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2127 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 336
Parallax 347
102% 334 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 297
Splatting 259
108% 255 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 105%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$253
224GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 516
Write 409
Mixed 422
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 46.5
4K Mixed 23.9
97% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 119
133% 229 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 135%
Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB
88GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
63.5% Good
Read 268
Write 209
Mixed 217
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 32.7
102% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 90.7
92% 150 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 115%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
74GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 501
Write 171
Mixed 356
75% 343 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 21.4
93% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 88.8
118% 216 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance SODIM DDR3 1866 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR3 1777 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
65.2% Good
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 20.7
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 21.1
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M17xR4 Builds (Compare 1,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $462
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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