Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 80.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive213% 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.
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. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory2.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180529
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 07:12
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Memory 81.8
1-Core 119
2-Core 224
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 744
73% 584 Pts
64-Core 720
48% 720 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0888) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.72
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
53.6% Above average
Lighting 202
Reflection 192
Parallax 200
53% 198 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 193
Splatting 162
54% 168 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 857 325 294 327 327 319 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
213% Outstanding
Read 2,154
Write 1,251
Mixed 1,106
SusWrite 408
272% 1,230 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 62.8
207% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 903
DQ Write 762
DQ Mixed 860
637% 842 MB/s
Poor: 109%
This bench: 213%
Great: 247%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
644GB free
Firmware: JB0OA490
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 134 128 128 132 134 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 142
Write 136
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 132
80% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 10.8
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 13.5
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 60%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $36
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