Alienware 15 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics39.6% 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 Drive107% 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.
SystemAlienware 15 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R2
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160602
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 11:23
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
53.2% Above average
1-Core 87.9
2-Core 165
60% 126 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 480
49% 389 Pts
64-Core 494
33% 494 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970M
Dell(1028 0708) 3GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.9125
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
39.6% Below average
Lighting 131
Reflection 103
Parallax 113
39% 116 fps
MRender 89
Gravity 111
Splatting 81.4
40% 93.9 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 135 132 131 132 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 961
Write 222
Mixed 260
SusWrite 134
86% 394 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 32.6
136% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 661
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 316
266% 399 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 143%
Seagate ST1000LM044 HN-M101SAD 1TB
128GB free
Firmware: 2BD10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 79 79 77 76 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 116
Write 126
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 77.8
70% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.8
170% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
59.3% Above average
MC Read 22
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 19.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 15.4
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 86.1
46% 86.1 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 76%
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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 2,675 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 15 R2

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