Alienware M17xR3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 34.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.37% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive44% 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 (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware M17xR3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR3
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120820
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 23:45
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-2820QM-$241
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
34.8% Below average
SC Int 49.2
SC Float 50.2
SC Mixed 52.9
41% 50.8 Pts
QC Int 177
QC Float 168
QC Mixed 164
38% 170 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 288
MC Mixed 254
42% 278 Pts
Poor: 14%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V2 1.3 GHz)
Dell(1028 04BA) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
2.37% Terrible
Lighting 7
Reflection 8.1
Parallax 5
2% 6.7 fps
MRender 6.9
Gravity 3.9
Splatting 9.8
3% 6.87 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.37%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
85GB free
Firmware: 0009 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44% Average
Read 266
Write 171
Mixed 208
48% 215 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 5.78
62% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 11.6
39% 86.1 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 44%
Great: 66%
WD Black 2.5" 250GB (2010)-$40
232GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
51% Above average
Read 88.5
Write 88.9
Mixed 86.7
66% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.44
106% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 51%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905428-040.A00LF 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Relative performance (0th percentile)
38.8% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 13
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 10.1
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 86.2
46% 86.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M17xR3 Builds (Compare 576 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

System: Alienware M17xR3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $336
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