Alienware M14xR1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 43.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.81% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware M14xR1  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M14xR1
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111224
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 20 '19 at 08:33
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-2760QM-$130
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
43.5% Average
SC Int 88
SC Float 86.7
SC Mixed 87.1
70% 87.3 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 180
QC Mixed 169
46% 200 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 308
MC Mixed 312
46% 307 Pts
Poor: 12%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V2 1.3 GHz)
Dell(1028 0491) 2GB
Driver: nvumdshimx.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
1.81% Terrible
Lighting 5.3
Reflection 5.5
Parallax 5.5
2% 5.43 fps
MRender 5.5
Gravity 5.7
Splatting 1.5
2% 4.23 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.81%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
619GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JB0OA3T0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 107 102 94 108 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 134
Write 132
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 102
71% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT4GC64B8HG0NS-DI 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
53.8% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.8
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 16.8
44% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 58%
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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 M14xR1 Builds (Compare 597 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

System: Alienware M14xR1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $300
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