Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics204% 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 Drive90.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181115
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 30 '19 at 19:05
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
75.7% Very good
SC Int 95.4
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 99
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 393
QC Mixed 384
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 592
MC Mixed 561
83% 555 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 315
Parallax 302
94% 307 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 296
Splatting 238
105% 245 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 100%
Great: 103%
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,080
PNY(196E 12FB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
204% Outstanding
Lighting 564
Reflection 573
Parallax 692
189% 610 fps
MRender 522
Gravity 624
Splatting 320
215% 489 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 204%
Great: 236%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 525GB-$109
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 434 315 244 246 244 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 396
Write 455
Mixed 369
SusWrite 317
87% 384 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 36.1
133% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 319
241% 324 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 100%
Crucial MX300 275GB-$50
197GB free
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 437 268 137 139 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 453
Write 454
Mixed 374
SusWrite 256
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 37.5
135% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 273
206% 273 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 23.7
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 24.4
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 83%
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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).

Typical 17 R4 Builds (Compare 7,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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