Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics80.9% 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 Drive209% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 08 '19 at 15:03
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Memory 95.5
1-Core 138
2-Core 253
94% 162 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 744
75% 592 Pts
64-Core 869
58% 869 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0888) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.72
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Lighting 315
Reflection 320
Parallax 306
83% 314 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 299
Splatting 242
81% 248 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg60znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10604103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1342 394 371 382 386 394 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
209% Outstanding
Read 1,533
Write 392
Mixed 889
SusWrite 545
185% 840 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 65.1
209% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,176
DQ Write 1,021
DQ Mixed 781
672% 993 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 209%
Great: 245%
Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 172 171 171 170 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 150
Write 150
Mixed 70.6
SusWrite 171
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
205% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64HZ-2G6D1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.9
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 27.6
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 31% - Below average Total price: $45
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