Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 82.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics161% 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 as expected (53rd 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 i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 342
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 370
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 693
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 741
111% 746 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 511
Reflection 478
Parallax 597
168% 528 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 530
Splatting 273
157% 352 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 161%
Great: 175%
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 (43rd 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: 147%
This bench: 208%
Great: 253%
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 (68th 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: 85%
This bench: 147%
Great: 173%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
819GB free
Firmware: JB0OA490
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 113 115 108 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th 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: 40%
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: 60%
External USB3.0 1TB
391GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 11 19 23 21 16 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th 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: 14%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 74%
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: 68%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 90%
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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 81%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 257% - Outstanding Total price: $40
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