Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics101% 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 Drive193% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory25.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 23:09
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User LVA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.9% Good
Memory 87.1
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 146
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 414
44% 344 Pts
64-Core 499
34% 499 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 088C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.72
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 371
Reflection 340
Parallax 379
98% 364 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 380
Splatting 238
102% 283 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$120
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1014 860 877 832 810 899 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 1,939
Write 1,667
Mixed 1,423
SusWrite 882
331% 1,478 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 43.2
146% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 536
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 335
254% 352 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 193%
Great: 334%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$120
317GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1627 1102 788 792 793 789 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 2024
Write 1,647
Mixed 1,513
SusWrite 982
345% 1,541 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 48.2
4K Mixed 47.3
156% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 547
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 282
225% 326 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 205%
Great: 334%
Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB
923GB free
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 171 170 182 184 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 170
Mixed 71.9
SusWrite 175
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
218% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 29.1
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 22.1
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 90%
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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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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $40
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