Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 Drive210% 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.
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory22.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181123
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJan 26 '19 at 14:30
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
72.6% Very good
1-Core 131
2-Core 254
91% 192 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 620
65% 510 Pts
64-Core 750
50% 750 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 503
Reflection 473
Parallax 583
134% 520 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 519
Splatting 280
119% 350 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 127%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc400 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 40001E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1125 967 1087 1195 1125 1092 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 1,442
Write 1,068
Mixed 853
SusWrite 1,098
250% 1,115 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 48.8
165% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 965
DQ Write 585
DQ Mixed 579
484% 710 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 210%
Great: 252%
Thnsn51t02duk NVMe TOSHIBA 1024GB
811GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 263 266 337 303 329 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 903
Write 720
Mixed 434
SusWrite 318
132% 594 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 48.8
139% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 929
DQ Write 480
DQ Mixed 551
450% 653 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 131%
Great: 173%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
893GB free
Firmware: JB0OA490
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 116 116 121 112 112 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 116
Write 113
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 117
67% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 76%
Akitio Safe 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 2109A06B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 41 40 43 40 39 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
57.7% Above average
Read 160
Write 41.5
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 41
53% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 26.5
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 26.9
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.9%
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 2,529 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

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