Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
CPU throttled at 96% 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 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 068R5X
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 05 '19 at 21:01
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4930MX
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Memory 91.8
1-Core 121
2-Core 240
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 560
64% 486 Pts
64-Core 560
38% 560 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 05AE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.6% Good
Lighting 85
Reflection 112
Parallax 82.2
72% 92.9 fps
MRender 91.4
Gravity 82.7
Splatting 95.7
55% 89.9 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 500GB
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 362 378 363 317 316 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 446
Write 371
Mixed 380
SusWrite 346
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 49.7
158% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 353
266% 354 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 104%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$54
53GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 356 370 383 386 392 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 462
Mixed 376
SusWrite 370
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 49.8
4K Mixed 32.7
110% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 280
228% 325 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 119%
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB
265GB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 355 371 382 393 392 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 459
Mixed 364
SusWrite 371
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 53.6
4K Mixed 34.7
115% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 280
229% 327 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 118%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 64GB-$6
18GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 45 27 21 24 26 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 158
Write 65.3
Mixed 75
SusWrite 34.6
96% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.9
156% 3.43 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance SODIM DDR3 1866 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 1777 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
66% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 20.3
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 20.7
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66%
Great: 70%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 8%
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System: Alienware 17

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