Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics71.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.1% 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 96% 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  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 041W46
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit 种颜色, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit 种颜色
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140924
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 22 '19 at 12:02
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4930MX
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Memory 82.8
1-Core 104
2-Core 108
65% 98.5 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 550
60% 464 Pts
64-Core 572
38% 572 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 05AA) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 25.21.14.1967
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.4% Very good
Lighting 281
Reflection 288
Parallax 273
74% 280 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 259
Splatting 220
72% 224 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 312 288 267 247 221 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 452
Mixed 311
SusWrite 269
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 42.1
152% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 171
175% 285 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 116%
Liteonit DMT-80M6M-11 mSATA 80GB
70GB free
Firmware: DMH110B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 201 200 187 202 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 469
Write 196
Mixed 212
SusWrite 197
59% 269 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 30
111% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 173
147% 216 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 75%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$50
577GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 94 93 94 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 88.5
Write 87.7
Mixed 48.3
SusWrite 93.9
58% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173EB0-YK0 Hynix HMT451S6AFR8A-PB Hynix HMT451S6AFR8A-PB Hynix HMT451S6AFR8A-PB 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.3% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 12.7
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 3.2
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 11.8
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 Builds (Compare 664 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $209
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