Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics74.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive128% 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.
CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180910
Uptime5.8 Days
Run DateMay 24 '19 at 02:41
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
67.5% Good
1-Core 104
2-Core 202
72% 153 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 506
57% 436 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.72
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Lighting 288
Reflection 300
Parallax 287
74% 292 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 282
Splatting 224
75% 233 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 405 406 404 244 157 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 871
Write 411
Mixed 490
SusWrite 336
117% 527 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 39.9
156% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 737
DQ Write 410
DQ Mixed 488
386% 545 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 128%
Great: 142%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
426GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 96 98 99 99 98 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 105
Write 102
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 97.9
59% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-VK 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
45.6% Average
MC Read 18
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 11.7
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 14.5
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R3 Builds (Compare 6,046 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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System: Alienware 15 R3

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