Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 170%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 99.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive409% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory25.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181005
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 30 '18 at 20:26
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
1-Core 143
2-Core 283
100% 213 Pts
4-Core 566
8-Core 856
91% 711 Pts
64-Core 965
65% 965 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
Dell(1028 0888) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 384
Parallax 402
123% 394 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 394
Splatting 254
129% 297 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 127%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
814GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2892 2174 1235 1239 1240 1235 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
409% Outstanding
Read 3,401
Write 2,869
Mixed 1,861
SusWrite 1669
547% 2,450 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 283
4K Mixed 90.1
356% 144 MB/s
DQ Read 1,498
DQ Write 1,296
DQ Mixed 1,353
1,026% 1,382 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 409%
Great: 387%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$120
290GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 312 181 121 110 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 351
Write 344
Mixed 292
SusWrite 199
67% 296 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 10.7
75% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 170
155% 237 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 27.9
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 37.3
SC Mixed 28.6
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R5 Builds (Compare 2,508 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $50
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