Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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 Drive34.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0FG0DK
Memory5.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime5.6 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:26
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
56.4% Above average
SC Int 74.3
SC Float 81.8
SC Mixed 78.8
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 273
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 397
MC Float 487
MC Mixed 457
67% 447 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 75%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0776) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Lighting 295
Reflection 304
Parallax 295
91% 298 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 278
Splatting 232
100% 236 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 102%
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0776) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
6.83% Terrible
Lighting 17.7
Reflection 271
Parallax 18.2
6% 102 fps
MRender 14.8
Gravity 15.7
Splatting 28.2
8% 19.6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.83%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 128GB
10GB free
Firmware: X4130012 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Read 356
Write 226
Mixed 112
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 8.95
4K Mixed 3.45
18% 6.1 MB/s
DQ Read 13.3
DQ Write 18.7
DQ Mixed 7.57
8% 13.2 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 78%
Seagate ST1000LM044 HN-M101SAD 1TB
586GB free
Firmware: 2BD10001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 109
Write 128
Mixed 121
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 4.75
4K Mixed 0.42
159% 1.92 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.8% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 20.3
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 14.3
44% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 78%
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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 4,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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