Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics18% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 068R5X
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs, 1360 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140423
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:44
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
69.7% Good
SC Int 99.1
SC Float 98.3
SC Mixed 100
79% 99.2 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 339
79% 347 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 491
MC Mixed 502
73% 490 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 765M
Dell(1028 05AA) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.9135
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
18% Very poor
Lighting 50.1
Reflection 39.3
Parallax 62.2
17% 50.5 fps
MRender 35.7
Gravity 59.7
Splatting 33.2
19% 42.9 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 18%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7TY256HDHP-000L7 256GB
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT04L6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 480
Mixed 504
110% 494 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 41.3
145% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 24.2
DQ Write 81.7
DQ Mixed 19.3
24% 41.7 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 116%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2011)-$116
427GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 102
Write 99.5
Mixed 103
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.22
81% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173CB0-YK0 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
54.8% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 15.8
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.8
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 81.2
49% 81.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 Builds (Compare 2,016 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $209
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