Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics122% 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 Drive257% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181123
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 21 '19 at 17:55
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Memory 94.1
1-Core 123
2-Core 237
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 771
77% 612 Pts
64-Core 968
65% 968 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
122% Outstanding
Lighting 475
Reflection 398
Parallax 517
125% 463 fps
MRender 378
Gravity 427
Splatting 244
122% 350 fps
Poor: 103%
This bench: 122%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$135
663GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1786 1407 1313 1372 1488 1516 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
257% Outstanding
Read 1,581
Write 2,149
Mixed 1,736
SusWrite 1,480
393% 1,736 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 56.5
190% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 1,106
DQ Write 915
DQ Mixed 988
746% 1,003 MB/s
Poor: 213%
This bench: 257%
Great: 335%
Dogfish 1TB 1TB
597GB free
Firmware: R0817B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 347 15 155 134 17 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
44.8% Average
Read 497
Write 366
Mixed 24.2
SusWrite 166
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 0.9
42% 12.2 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 14
DQ Mixed 0.9
21% 53.5 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 148%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
273GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 105 105 104 105 105 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 104
Write 93.5
Mixed 30.1
SusWrite 103
60% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 802C0000802C 8ATF1G64HZ-2G6E1 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
76% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21.1
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 25.4
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76%
Great: 78%
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L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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System: Alienware 17 R5

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