Alienware 17

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive170% 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  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 068R5X
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 05 '19 at 17:05
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4930MX
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
77.3% Very good
1-Core 122
2-Core 244
86% 183 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 618
68% 527 Pts
64-Core 598
40% 598 Pts
Poor: 22%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 72%
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 (38th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Lighting 263
Reflection 298
Parallax 278
69% 280 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 263
Splatting 232
73% 230 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 81%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 605 740 900 913 911 869 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 992
Write 914
Mixed 736
SusWrite 823
195% 866 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 54.2
183% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 474
DQ Write 566
DQ Mixed 510
387% 517 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 170%
Great: 437%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-2133C11-8GRSL Kingston KHX2133C11S3L/8G F3-2133C11-8GRSL Kingston KHX2133C11S3L/8G 32GB
2000, 2000, 2000, 2000 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
77.9% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 24.8
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 26.4
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 Builds (Compare 3,172 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $209
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