Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 71.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics96.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 23:44
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
71.7% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 353
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 330
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 445
MC Float 537
MC Mixed 475
72% 486 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0778) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9764
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Lighting 330
Reflection 291
Parallax 285
97% 302 fps
MRender 183
Gravity 267
Splatting 222
96% 224 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 119
Write 125
Mixed 122
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.2
74% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 75%
SK hynix SC308 SATA 128GB
87GB free
Firmware: 30001P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
75.5% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 22.7
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.5
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.5%
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 4,293 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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