Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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.
Graphics99.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170512
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 20:05
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
78.9% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 116
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 385
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 519
77% 517 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 80%
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: 385.14
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 308
Parallax 325
97% 313 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 290
Splatting 228
102% 237 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 103%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 118
Write 107
Mixed 136
91% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KMKYF9-MIB 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 22.3
78% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.3
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R3 Builds (Compare 3,573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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