Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics27% 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 Drive119% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 14 '19 at 04:14
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 398
90% 399 Pts
MC Int 816
MC Float 944
MC Mixed 857
130% 872 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0877) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2067 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (73 fps cap detected)
27% Poor
Lighting 72.3
Reflection 72.6
Parallax 72.7
22% 72.5 fps
MRender 72.5
Gravity 72.4
Splatting 72.7
30% 72.5 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 27%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4L7QCXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 289 244 131 113 76 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 918
Write 1073
Mixed 610
SusWrite 217
158% 705 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 63.4
208% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 54.4
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 67.3
56% 77.7 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 119%
Great: 228%
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
133GB free
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 316 325 301 379 317 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 311
Mixed 379
SusWrite 332
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 40.1
150% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32.7
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 46.2
47% 72.8 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 185%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
511GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 83 82 83 81 79 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 129
Write 121
Mixed 28.4
SusWrite 81.3
65% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
79.1% Very good
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.1
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 24.9
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 78%
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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 R5 Builds (Compare 2,021 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 213% - Outstanding Total price: $50
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