Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 72.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics100% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive134% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 082CGY
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime6.4 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:22
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
72.6% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 340
77% 341 Pts
MC Int 528
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 572
85% 566 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.54
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 303
Reflection 313
Parallax 328
96% 314 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 286
Splatting 237
103% 242 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 100%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 187 267 274 293 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 1,072
Write 780
Mixed 762
SusWrite 255
160% 718 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 33.8
172% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 780
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 440
356% 516 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 134%
Great: 166%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
708GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 134 135 134 133 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 129
Write 112
Mixed 25.1
SusWrite 133
72% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
76.4% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 21.5
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.7
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.4%
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 15 R3 Builds (Compare 3,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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System: Alienware 15 R3

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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $160Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $290Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $124
Intel Core i5-8600K $225AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $160SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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