Alienware 15

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 63.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.99% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive57.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware 15  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150130
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:52
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-4710HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
63.4% Good
SC Int 92.8
SC Float 96.4
SC Mixed 94.5
76% 94.6 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 302
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 494
MC Mixed 467
70% 467 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 0685) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
3.99% Terrible
Lighting 10.3
Reflection 102
Parallax 16.8
4% 43.1 fps
MRender 9.4
Gravity 6.6
Splatting 15
4% 10.3 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.99%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 M.2 2280 256GB
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT25D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 483
Write 78.3
Mixed 185
54% 249 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 12.4
84% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 23.3
68% 149 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$60
798GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 103
Write 111
Mixed 102
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.25
87% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GS6BFR8A-PB 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
32.5% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 9.9
33% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 8.5
23% 7.97 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 Builds (Compare 938 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Alienware 15

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