Alienware 15 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 38.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.88% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 15 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0NJG54
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180717
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 16:09
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6300HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
38.7% Below average
Memory 61.5
1-Core 24.7
2-Core 49.1
32% 45.1 Pts
4-Core 94.9
8-Core 92.7
13% 93.8 Pts
64-Core 86.8
6% 86.8 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card 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 below expectations (2nd percentile)
1.88% Terrible
Lighting 7.2
Reflection 77
Parallax 7.6
2% 30.6 fps
MRender 6.8
Gravity 6.3
Splatting 11.5
2% 8.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 1.88%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba HG6 256GB
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JURA0101
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 415
Write 302
Mixed 392
82% 370 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 21.1
4K Mixed 15.2
50% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 163
121% 161 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451S6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
43.7% Average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 18.4
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 8.5
23% 8.03 GB/s
Latency 123
32% 123 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 73%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 47%
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System: Alienware 15 R2

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