Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics111% 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 Drive138% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VHTRM
Memory18.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161112
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:10
Run Duration218 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
63.5% Good
SC Int 87.4
SC Float 92.5
SC Mixed 90.5
72% 90.1 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 309
69% 306 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 531
MC Mixed 476
73% 490 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 349
Parallax 360
109% 353 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 332
Splatting 229
113% 260 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 111%
Great: 132%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC300 SK hy 512GB
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 1,687
Write 610
Mixed 368
192% 888 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 13.8
106% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 31.3
DQ Write 89.8
DQ Mixed 13.5
24% 44.9 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 138%
Great: 166%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
527GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 110
Write 110
Mixed 115
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.19
69% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 77%
Corsair Slider 3.0 16GB
4GB free, PID 1a06
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
23.1% Poor
Read 132
Write 7.85
Mixed 12.8
40% 50.9 MB/s
4K Read 9.06
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.05
36% 3.05 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 26%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GS6AFR8N-UH 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
71.3% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.8
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 17.1
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 83.6
48% 83.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R4 Builds (Compare 5,364 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
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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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