Alienware m17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 48.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.61% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive196% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware m17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 03R2RY
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181220
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateMay 24 '19 at 02:12
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
48.2% Average
1-Core 69
2-Core 149
51% 109 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 429
45% 350 Pts
64-Core 497
33% 497 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 08A2) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6374
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
6.61% Terrible
Lighting 22.5
Reflection 285
Parallax 23.7
6% 110 fps
MRender 24.3
Gravity 20.1
Splatting 34.3
8% 26.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.61%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC401 SK hy 512GB
356GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 562 583 601 599 601 602 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
196% Outstanding
Read 1,489
Write 1,069
Mixed 1,256
SusWrite 592
246% 1,101 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 56.8
187% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 938
DQ Write 948
DQ Mixed 831
655% 906 MB/s
Poor: 109%
This bench: 196%
Great: 201%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$60
923GB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 94 89 97 88 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 85.5
Write 97
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 90.8
60% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.4
242% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64HZ-2G6D1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
75.5% Very good
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 22.8
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 20.4
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 76.2
52% 76.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 83%
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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 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
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System: Alienware m17

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