Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 78.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics163% 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 Drive284% 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 (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180910
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 08 '19 at 22:08
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
78.3% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 115
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 375
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 614
MC Mixed 576
87% 581 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 88%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
PNY(196E 1210) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Lighting 521
Reflection 487
Parallax 605
170% 538 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 527
Splatting 285
158% 357 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 163%
Great: 175%
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0776) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
7.27% Terrible
Lighting 18.7
Reflection 373
Parallax 21.8
6% 138 fps
MRender 14.5
Gravity 16.8
Splatting 29.7
8% 20.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.27%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$1,239
947GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1255 1271 1304 1231 1290 1260 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
284% Outstanding
Read 2,184
Write 1,427
Mixed 824
SusWrite 1,268
317% 1,426 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 65.5
222% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,086
DQ Write 1187
DQ Mixed 1,101
839% 1,125 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 284%
Great: 368%
Samsung 850 Pro 2TB-$830
1TB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 391 399 387 398 391 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 420
Mixed 384
SusWrite 392
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 50.8
176% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 358
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 113%
Great: 128%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
325GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1347 1309 1306 1313 1217 1181 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 1,758
Write 1,422
Mixed 832
SusWrite 1,279
296% 1,323 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 58.3
214% 78.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,164
DQ Write 412
DQ Mixed 501
446% 692 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 249%
Great: 281%
Drobo Mini 17.5TB
16.5TB free, PID 4d49
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 284 287 281 288 283 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 267
Mixed 201
SusWrite 282
337% 240 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 6
4K Mixed 4.6
378% 5.13 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 112%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3B1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
76.3% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 24.8
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 22.5
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 82%
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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 R4 Builds (Compare 7,285 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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