Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics136% 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 Drive208% 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.
Very high background CPU (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory23.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, , 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 23 '19 at 16:00
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Memory 91.5
1-Core 128
2-Core 227
87% 149 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 576
60% 473 Pts
64-Core 741
50% 741 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$693
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
136% Outstanding
Lighting 511
Reflection 478
Parallax 597
134% 528 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 530
Splatting 273
137% 352 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 136%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc400 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 40001E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 991 1132 1118 1189 1211 1148 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
208% Outstanding
Read 1,372
Write 1,223
Mixed 845
SusWrite 1,131
257% 1,143 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 48.6
160% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 944
DQ Write 606
DQ Mixed 575
482% 708 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 208%
Great: 244%
Thnsn51t02duk NVMe TOSHIBA 1024GB
811GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 567 420 388 410 321 289 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 911
Write 981
Mixed 926
SusWrite 399
181% 804 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 50.6
167% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 886
DQ Write 630
DQ Mixed 701
539% 739 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 147%
Great: 169%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
819GB free
Firmware: JB0OA490
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 113 115 108 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 133
Write 126
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 114
72% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 76%
Akitio Safe 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 2109A06B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 36 38 37 37 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
56.8% Above average
Read 160
Write 38.5
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 37.9
52% 71 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 62%
External USB3.0 1TB
391GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 11 19 23 21 16 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
37.8% Below average
Read 111
Write 38.7
Mixed 9.5
SusWrite 21.2
32% 45 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
62% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 73%
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 (68th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 26.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 21.2
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $43
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