Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics63.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.5% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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
3 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:41
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 13%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
61% Good
SC Int 77.6
SC Float 92.3
SC Mixed 92.2
70% 87.4 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 284
67% 294 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 488
73% 490 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 61%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0778) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9836
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
63.5% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 178
Parallax 182
60% 187 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 174
Splatting 153
66% 156 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU800NS38 256GB
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0518BS
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 396 404 416 415 413 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 418
Mixed 384
SusWrite 405
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 69.7
4K Mixed 34.7
119% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 242
193% 268 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 114%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$46
613GB free
Firmware: AX0P3D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 97 96 98 98 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 101
Write 99.2
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 97.5
60% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
36.1% Below average
MC Read 14
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 10.3
35% 12.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 9.8
SC Mixed 9.1
27% 9.53 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 42%
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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 5,384 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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