Alienware 17 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 34.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive48.9% 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.
Very high background CPU (67%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware 17 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R2
Memory5.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 10 '19 at 04:21
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 67%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4710HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
34.8% Below average
1-Core 49.8
2-Core 76.8
31% 63.3 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 288
32% 244 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 0688) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 9.4
Reflection 93
Parallax 17.8
3% 40.1 fps
Gravity 6
Splatting 16.2
3% 11.1 fps
Poor: 2% Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit L8T-256L9G-11 M.2 2280 256GB
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H88110D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 292 239 162 156 171 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 313
Write 235
Mixed 187
SusWrite 210
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 20.6
4K Mixed 14
48% 15.7 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 165
133% 187 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$52
170GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 98 94 96 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
45.6% Average
Read 62.7
Write 62.5
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 96.1
48% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73EB0-YK0 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
42.1% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 14.7
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 8.4
23% 8.1 GB/s
Latency 137
29% 137 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R2 Builds (Compare 1,605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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System: Alienware 17 R2

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