Alienware 13 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 80.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.77% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive152% 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.
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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemAlienware 13 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 13 R3
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180910
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 00:28
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 113
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 398
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 593
MC Mixed 574
84% 562 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0770) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
8.77% Terrible
Lighting 22.8
Reflection 184
Parallax 23.9
7% 76.8 fps
MRender 20.2
Gravity 19.7
Splatting 34.9
10% 24.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.77%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$70
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 319 303 321 334 332 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 1,857
Write 720
Mixed 876
SusWrite 319
207% 943 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 44.7
177% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 34.2
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 47
47% 72.9 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 152%
Great: 187%
Toshiba THNSN5512GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
477GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 613 431 433 432 442 445 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 1,154
Write 887
Mixed 968
SusWrite 466
194% 869 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 58.8
198% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 43.6
DQ Write 433
DQ Mixed 279
204% 252 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 147%
Great: 163%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 22.4
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 24.3
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 78%
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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).

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Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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System: Alienware 13 R3

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