Alienware M14xR2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics2.58% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemAlienware M14xR2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M14xR2
Memory7 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130325
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 25 '18 at 02:18
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3740QM-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
52% Above average
1-Core 85.7
2-Core 81
44% 83.3 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 269
40% 286 Pts
64-Core 473
32% 473 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 52%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0552) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.2932
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
2.58% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 12
Parallax 9.9
3% 11.3 fps
MRender 12.7
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 18.5
3% 12.9 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.58%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 mSATA 128GB
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 185
Write 192
Mixed 187
42% 188 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 15.5
70% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 64
DQ Mixed 18.6
52% 118 MB/s
Poor: 43% Great: 66%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2011)-$70
343GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 71 70 69 71 72 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 80.3
Write 85.8
Mixed 60.6
SusWrite 70
55% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 72%
WD 5000BEV External 500GB
21GB free, PID 1010
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 23 22 21 22 22 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
13.3% Very poor
Read 30.4
Write 20.8
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 21.9
30% 23 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
66% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 13.3%
Great: 19%
Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB
321GB free, PID 61f5
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 300 278 264 279 274 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
282% Outstanding
Read 314
Write 311
Mixed 277
SusWrite 275
399% 294 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 37.8
3,267% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 34.2
DQ Write 71.4
DQ Mixed 38.9
3,878% 48.2 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 282%
Great: 397%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT4GC64B8HG0NS-DI NT8GC64B8HB0NS-DI 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
46.6% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 14.2
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 15.2
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M14xR2 Builds (Compare 1,273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

System: Alienware M14xR2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $420
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