Alienware M18xR2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 82.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive76.9% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware M18xR2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M18xR2
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130517
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 13 '19 at 16:04
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3940XM-$344
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Memory 88.6
1-Core 116
2-Core 230
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 409
8-Core 598
65% 503 Pts
64-Core 585
39% 585 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970M
Dell(1028 0550) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1298 MHz, MLim: 1477 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 353.82
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 25% Great: 36%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSDSC2KG038T8R 4TB
2.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: XCV1DL60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 401 402 399 401 395 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 316
Write 399
Mixed 335
SusWrite 400
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 25.4
82% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 296
230% 313 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73DB0-YK0 M471B1G73DB0-YK0 M471B1G73QH0-YK0 Micron 16KTF1G64HZ-1G6E1 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
57.2% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 16.9
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.7
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M18xR2 Builds (Compare 154 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: Alienware M18xR2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $420
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