Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 62.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics93.3% 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 Drive131% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 18:03
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
62.7% Good
SC Int 88
SC Float 91.4
SC Mixed 84.3
70% 87.9 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 307
66% 290 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 553
MC Mixed 535
79% 529 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Lighting 284
Reflection 290
Parallax 303
90% 292 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 253
Splatting 233
96% 226 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
185GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 1,559
Write 463
Mixed 724
199% 915 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 16.9
115% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 22.8
53% 111 MB/s
Poor: 93%
This bench: 131%
Great: 175%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
71% Very good
Read 128
Write 119
Mixed 126
94% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.2
77% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 71%
Great: 76%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB-$20
22GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
37% Below average
Read 135
Write 54.9
Mixed 63.5
93% 84.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.84
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.72
90% 2.32 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 37%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
72% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 22
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 19.1
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 87.4
46% 87.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72%
Great: 84%
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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
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Workstation
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System: Alienware 15 R3

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