Alienware 17 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 61.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics168% 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 Drive246% 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.
SystemAlienware 17 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02VCTC
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180717
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 29 '19 at 16:04
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
61.1% Good
1-Core 103
2-Core 189
70% 146 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 504
51% 405 Pts
64-Core 500
34% 500 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 67%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0708) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
5.53% Terrible
Lighting 19.6
Reflection 25.7
Parallax 20.4
5% 21.9 fps
MRender 20.4
Gravity 18.5
Splatting 30.3
6% 23.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.53%
Great: 6%
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,090
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 513
Reflection 528
Parallax 680
135% 574 fps
MRender 512
Gravity 598
Splatting 307
170% 472 fps
Poor: 127%
This bench: 168%
Great: 195%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
248GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 550 237 199 229 240 244 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
246% Outstanding
Read 2,265
Write 1,940
Mixed 1,300
SusWrite 283
322% 1,447 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 88.2
292% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1124
DQ Write 1,000
DQ Mixed 1,053
792% 1,059 MB/s
Poor: 202%
This bench: 246%
Great: 324%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
930GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 136 135 135 138 137 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 141
Write 139
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 136
80% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.9
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 77.5
52% 77.5 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R3 Builds (Compare 4,208 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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System: Alienware 17 R3

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