Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive235% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory25.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190223
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 20 '19 at 05:22
Run Duration268 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
88.4% Excellent
1-Core 137
2-Core 263
95% 200 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 640
73% 559 Pts
64-Core 804
54% 804 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 088C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 389.12
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 373
Parallax 393
105% 388 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 393
Splatting 248
105% 295 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0877) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6287
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
6.75% Terrible
Lighting 21.6
Reflection 31
Parallax 26.5
6% 26.4 fps
MRender 26.9
Gravity 22.1
Splatting 37.2
7% 28.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.75%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$160
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1338 507 499 515 500 486 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
235% Outstanding
Read 2,059
Write 2,100
Mixed 1,159
SusWrite 641
333% 1,490 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 63.5
214% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 1,242
DQ Write 895
DQ Mixed 1,001
766% 1,046 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 235%
Great: 397%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
321GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 407 407 406 410 407 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 416
Mixed 428
SusWrite 408
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 43.8
143% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 322
243% 325 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 104%
Great: 135%
Nvme KXG60ZNV256G NVM 256GB
196GB free
Firmware: 10604103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 52 53 55 55 58 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 140% Great: 239%
Seagate Slim BK 500GB
39GB free
Firmware: 0938
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 63 63 63 63 63 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
30.9% Below average
Read 45.4
Write 59.3
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 62.4
38% 51.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
86% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 60%
Seagate FA GOFlex Desk 2TB
677GB free, PID 50a0
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 88 89 93 90 92 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
30% Below average
Read 60.7
Write 67.6
Mixed 26
SusWrite 91.1
84% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 30%
Great: 43%
Flash USB Disk 1TB
975GB free, PID 3234
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 20 20 20 20 20 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Read 17.3
Write 18.1
Mixed 17.9
SusWrite 20.3
26% 18.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.4
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 4.2
275% 4.6 MB/s
Poor: 1%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 18%
Seagate Wireless 1TB
857GB free, PID a313
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 80 80 80 80 80 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
35.3% Below average
Read 85.4
Write 54.8
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 79
88% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance SODIM DDR4 2666 C18 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 27.8
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 28.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $50
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