Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 74.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.8% 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.
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
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:00
Run Duration268 Seconds
Run User GUM-User
Background CPU8%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 above expectations (80th percentile)
74.8% Very good
SC Int 98
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 100
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 383
85% 373 Pts
MC Int 457
MC Float 516
MC Mixed 481
72% 485 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 389.12
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 187
Parallax 190
60% 190 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 182
Splatting 151
68% 160 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$180
537GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 507
Write 379
Mixed 415
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 34.1
112% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 74
104% 195 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 125%
Seagate BUP Slim SL 2TB
812GB free
Firmware: 0304
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
33.4% Below average
Read 55.1
Write 60.1
Mixed 33.2
37% 49.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 4.51
4K Mixed 0.29
147% 1.85 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 71%
SanDisk Cruzer Fit 32GB
27GB free, PID 5571, SanDisk Cruzer Fit CZ33 32GB USB 2.0 Low-Profile Flash Drive- SDCZ33-032G-B35
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
12.2% Very poor
Read 20.2
Write 5.61
Mixed 7.81
12% 11.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.45
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 1.34
140% 2.69 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.2%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6MFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 22.1
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 22.8
62% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R3 Builds (Compare 3,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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