Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 82.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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 99% 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
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '19 at 03:08
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Memory 93.4
1-Core 121
2-Core 235
87% 150 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 586
62% 487 Pts
64-Core 583
39% 583 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 82.7%
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: 417.35
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
68.1% Good
Lighting 259
Reflection 285
Parallax 261
68% 268 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 246
Splatting 223
68% 219 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 500GB
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 298 308 303 304 305 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 454
Mixed 441
SusWrite 304
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 52.2
179% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 352
265% 354 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 519 527 564 584 584 583 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 603
Write 835
Mixed 420
SusWrite 560
137% 605 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 31.4
109% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 404
DQ Write 544
DQ Mixed 420
332% 456 MB/s
Poor: 115%
This bench: 113%
Great: 388%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$150
321GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 308 326 336 335 335 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 457
Mixed 436
SusWrite 325
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 54.3
178% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 354
266% 354 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 111%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 2000 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
76.6% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.6
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 23.6
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 77%
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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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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
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System: Alienware 17

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