Alienware 15

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
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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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive86.1% 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.
SystemAlienware 15  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 17:49
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i7-4710HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
72.4% Very good
SC Int 98.9
SC Float 89.1
SC Mixed 98.9
76% 95.6 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 363
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 485
MC Float 516
MC Mixed 510
76% 504 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970M
Dell(1028 0685) 3GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 25.21.14.1972
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
40.1% Average
Lighting 131
Reflection 106
Parallax 118
39% 118 fps
MRender 90.8
Gravity 113
Splatting 80.1
41% 94.8 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor PX-256M6G-2280 256GB
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 330 381 340 353 366 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 449
Write 389
Mixed 267
SusWrite 358
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 27.7
105% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 223
194% 288 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 99%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 2BA30003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 91 105 106 100 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 105
Write 74.7
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 102
63% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
160% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KN2M64-ETB 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
54.7% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 16.6
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 17.7
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 59%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 15

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