Alienware 15 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 17.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics27.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive77.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware 15 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 000000
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180717
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 01 '19 at 12:10
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
17.4% Very poor
SC Int 20.2
SC Float 24.3
SC Mixed 23.4
18% 22.6 Pts
QC Int 81.2
QC Float 95.3
QC Mixed 87.2
20% 87.9 Pts
MC Int 113
MC Float 136
MC Mixed 130
19% 127 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 965M
Dell(1028 0708) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9882
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
27.9% Poor
Lighting 96.3
Reflection 75.2
Parallax 83.9
28% 85.1 fps
MRender 57.8
Gravity 78.1
Splatting 55.4
28% 63.8 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 27.9%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 499 312 274 291 266 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 741
Write 586
Mixed 438
SusWrite 349
118% 529 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 27.6
4K Mixed 18.9
63% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 165
124% 166 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 332%
Jmicron Generic 128GB
38GB free
Firmware: 0508
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 151 150 151 151 151 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
43.1% Average
Read 338
Write 153
Mixed 181
SusWrite 151
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 22.1
4K Mixed 17.1
57% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 57.3
DQ Write 53.5
DQ Mixed 55.6
42% 55.5 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 68%
Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB
607GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 110 111 112 113 115 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 70.5
Write 96.3
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 111
58% 79.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.5
152% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43BB1-CRC 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
45.6% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 20.2
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 8.2
22% 7.8 GB/s
Latency 126
32% 126 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 82%
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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 15 R2 Builds (Compare 2,394 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 42%
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System: Alienware 15 R2

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