Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 64.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics74.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive141% 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.
Very high background CPU (88%). 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.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171024
Uptime27 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 22:31
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 88%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
64.7% Good
SC Int 83.8
SC Float 92.9
SC Mixed 90.2
71% 89 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 298
QC Mixed 317
66% 290 Pts
MC Int 473
MC Float 599
MC Mixed 496
78% 523 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 91%
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: 389.12
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
74.9% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 239
Parallax 223
70% 231 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 202
Splatting 199
78% 186 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 564 571 575 559 568 572 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 1,160
Write 880
Mixed 433
SusWrite 568
169% 760 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 39
122% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 431
DQ Write 553
DQ Mixed 310
284% 431 MB/s
Poor: 105%
This bench: 141%
Great: 189%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 127 133 132 126 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 147
Write 137
Mixed 33.5
SusWrite 130
81% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 79.4%
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 as expected (44th percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 26.1
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.1%
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 15 R3 Builds (Compare 3,624 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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Intel Core i7-8700K $380Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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