Alienware 14

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 22%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 16.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics13.7% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive48% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemAlienware 14  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07MJ2Y
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140423
Uptime2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:12
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 i7-4700MQ-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
16.1% Very poor
SC Int 23.2
SC Float 23.6
SC Mixed 23.7
19% 23.5 Pts
QC Int 75.6
QC Float 81.3
QC Mixed 77.1
18% 78 Pts
MC Int 112
MC Float 121
MC Mixed 118
18% 117 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 16.1%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05A9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4414
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
13.7% Very poor
Lighting 32.1
Reflection 25.7
Parallax 41.1
11% 33 fps
MRender 30.1
Gravity 48.7
Splatting 28.4
16% 35.7 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 13.7%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 mSATA 256GB
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT48D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
48% Average
Read 451
Write 102
Mixed 175
53% 243 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 28.4
4K Mixed 12.4
65% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 68.8
DQ Mixed 33.2
43% 78.7 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 48%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$60
623GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 94.6
Write 91.6
Mixed 94.8
71% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.24
76% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73DB0-YK0 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
40.8% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 16.9
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 0.3
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 2.1
7% 2.37 GB/s
Latency 123
32% 123 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 14 Builds (Compare 1,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Alienware 14

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $209
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