Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics123% 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 Drive153% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:43
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
85% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 122
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 414
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 672
MC Mixed 620
96% 641 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 85%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
Dell(1028 0778) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 373
Reflection 372
Parallax 386
117% 377 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 385
Splatting 245
127% 291 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 123%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Thnsn51t02duk NVMe TOSHIBA 1024GB
466GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 526 329 350 300 324 316 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Read 820
Write 695
Mixed 662
SusWrite 357
142% 634 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 58.1
196% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 974
DQ Write 713
DQ Mixed 428
432% 705 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 153%
Great: 187%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
883GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 115 117 119 121 119 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 127
Write 125
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 118
71% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
114% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GS6AFR8N-UH 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 25.4
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 33.2
SC Mixed 26.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 82%
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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 5,206 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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