Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics79.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive119% 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 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180522
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateJun 18 '19 at 00:20
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Memory 94.2
1-Core 120
2-Core 239
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 777
79% 623 Pts
64-Core 894
60% 894 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0877) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Lighting 313
Reflection 324
Parallax 339
82% 325 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 291
Splatting 237
80% 243 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$43
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 268 242 180 153 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 1,119
Write 259
Mixed 388
SusWrite 216
108% 496 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 41.3
147% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 292
233% 326 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 119%
Great: 194%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
679GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 123 126 126 126 125 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 124
Write 121
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 125
71% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KMKYF9-MID 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 21.4
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.3
SC Mixed 25.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $43
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