Alienware 15 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics94.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware 15 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R4
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181005
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '19 at 12:14
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
78.4% Very good
SC Int 124
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 114
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 371
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 705
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 636
107% 713 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0876) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Lighting 277
Reflection 275
Parallax 241
82% 264 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 294
Splatting 235
104% 244 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$100
898GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1168 1186 1176 1175 1284 1265 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 881
Write 370
Mixed 1,028
SusWrite 1,209
197% 872 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 62.5
198% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 636
DQ Write 681
DQ Mixed 272
312% 530 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 200%
Great: 268%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$60
273GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 20 22 32 49 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
21.1% Poor
Read 42.7
Write 33.2
Mixed 20.1
SusWrite 30.6
23% 31.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.1
34% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 21.1%
Great: 72%
Generic Flash Disk 8GB
5GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.2 3.5 3.2 2.8 3.3 3.2 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
3.61% Terrible
Read 12.9
Write 2.2
Mixed 3.5
SusWrite 3
6% 5.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.61%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GS6CJR8N-VK 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
47.8% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 13.7
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 14.4
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 49%
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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).

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Gaming
Gaming 81%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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System: Alienware 15 R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 233% - Outstanding Total price: $45
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