Alienware 18

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics20.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive53.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware 18  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0FT9KT
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150904
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 04 '19 at 18:57
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4710MQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
60.2% Good
Memory 80.4
1-Core 57.6
2-Core 96.8
52% 78.3 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 304
34% 262 Pts
64-Core 308
21% 308 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 M290X
Dell(1028 05AB) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1045.0
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
20.7% Poor
Lighting 24.7
Reflection 30
Parallax 35.5
20% 30.1 fps
MRender 27.5
Gravity 26.4
Splatting 36
22% 30 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit DMT-80M6M-11 mSATA 80GB
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DMH110B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 197 195 181 200 197 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
53.6% Above average
Read 315
Write 194
Mixed 153
SusWrite 194
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 23.8
89% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 28.1
DQ Write 57.1
DQ Mixed 31.3
27% 38.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 75%
Toshiba MK5065GSXF 500GB
465GB free
Firmware: GP006B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 64 66 67 66 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
38% Below average
Read 66.5
Write 67.7
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 65.8
45% 60.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 38%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6EFR8A-PB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
54.3% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.4
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 16.1
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 79.8
50% 79.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 18 Builds (Compare 599 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Alienware 18

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $209
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