Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics96.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.8% 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.
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.
CPU throttled at 99% 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 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:28
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
78.9% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 115
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 380
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 603
MC Mixed 577
85% 570 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0778) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.14
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Lighting 295
Reflection 305
Parallax 288
90% 296 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 284
Splatting 232
101% 237 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$155
326GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,777
Write 1,448
Mixed 1,509
420% 1,911 MB/s
4K Read 54.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 27.6
180% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 57.8
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 27.4
41% 74.8 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 256%
Great: 259%
Samsung PM871b M.2 2280 128GB
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MVT22D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 505
Write 472
Mixed 488
109% 488 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 18.9
118% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 31.6
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 59.4
72% 119 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 107%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
930GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 128
Write 122
Mixed 127
95% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.17
76% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6MFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
77.3% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 22.5
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.6
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 79%
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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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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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