Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics180% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive258% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 23 '19 at 05:13
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Memory 85
1-Core 130
2-Core 251
88% 155 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 658
72% 560 Pts
64-Core 802
54% 802 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,180
Nvidia(10DE 12A4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing below potential (60th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
180% Outstanding
Lighting 617
Reflection 564
Parallax 728
162% 636 fps
MRender 531
Gravity 646
Splatting 303
182% 493 fps
Poor: 126%
This bench: 180%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXA75D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1155 1319 1350 1426 1410 1408 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
258% Outstanding
Read 1920
Write 1,436
Mixed 684
SusWrite 1,345
300% 1,346 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 43
155% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 1,248
DQ Write 1,062
DQ Mixed 1,014
799% 1,108 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 258%
Great: 312%
Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
475GB free
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 784 603 604 609 606 606 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
186% Outstanding
Read 1,074
Write 843
Mixed 1,159
SusWrite 635
209% 928 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 57.5
193% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 925
DQ Write 1,046
DQ Mixed 831
668% 934 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 186%
Great: 200%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
756GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 123 121 124 125 126 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 132
Write 121
Mixed 30
SusWrite 124
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3E2 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 24.4
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 25.1
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 81%
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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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