Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 74.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics160% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180509
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:26
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
74.9% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 99.6
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 381
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 518
76% 512 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 72%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0772) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
7.53% Terrible
Lighting 18.3
Reflection 25
Parallax 19.5
6% 20.9 fps
MRender 16.4
Gravity 17.8
Splatting 32.2
9% 22.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.53%
Great: 8%
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 484
Reflection 494
Parallax 601
163% 526 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 528
Splatting 288
158% 357 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 160%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,982
Write 1731
Mixed 677
323% 1,463 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 54.2
195% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 869
DQ Write 768
DQ Mixed 716
565% 784 MB/s
Poor: 156% Great: 258%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
146GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 451 434 416 426 442 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 450
Write 421
Mixed 374
SusWrite 435
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 48.5
162% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 330
248% 332 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 110%
Great: 133%
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 (94th percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 22.2
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 23.5
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77.5%
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 15 R3 Builds (Compare 3,790 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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