Alienware 15 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 56.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics5.67% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive79.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 06D1WD
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180717
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJan 25 '19 at 12:04
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
56.3% Above average
1-Core 81.9
2-Core 163
58% 123 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 471
51% 394 Pts
64-Core 491
33% 491 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0708) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
5.67% Terrible
Lighting 21.1
Reflection 30
Parallax 21.9
6% 24.3 fps
MRender 20
Gravity 19.2
Splatting 32.1
6% 23.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.67%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLV256HCHP-000H1 256GB
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 260 259 260 259 258 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 488
Write 94.2
Mixed 131
SusWrite 259
53% 243 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 17.1
79% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 638
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 348
287% 422 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 154%
Seagate ST1000LM044 HN-M101SAD 1TB
894GB free
Firmware: 2BD10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 131 130 132 132 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 139
Write 105
Mixed 68
SusWrite 132
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.8
172% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.5% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 21.3
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 17.2
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 79.9
50% 79.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R2 Builds (Compare 2,899 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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System: Alienware 15 R2

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