Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive156% 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.
Run History
9 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180810
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 02:48
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 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 i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 474
109% 479 Pts
MC Int 909
MC Float 1032
MC Mixed 990
146% 977 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 088C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 313
Parallax 302
94% 306 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 291
Splatting 234
104% 243 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1018 562 318 322 322 326 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 782
Write 947
Mixed 768
SusWrite 478
168% 744 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 56.6
188% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 748
DQ Write 904
DQ Mixed 626
528% 760 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 156%
Great: 194%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$158
928GB free
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 435 423 376 378 384 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 440
Write 382
Mixed 384
SusWrite 406
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 49.2
154% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 277
222% 314 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 106%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64HZ-2G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 23.6
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 26.7
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

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