Alienware m15

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.93% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive233% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware m15  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0CNR45
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190605
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 09:41
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Memory 76.2
1-Core 107
2-Core 212
75% 132 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 604
63% 494 Pts
64-Core 775
52% 775 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 08A1) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6793
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
5.93% Terrible
Lighting 20.3
Reflection 236
Parallax 23.4
5% 93.1 fps
MRender 24.1
Gravity 19.2
Splatting 30.3
6% 24.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.93%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$99
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1020 852 854 857 858 860 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 1,489
Write 1,892
Mixed 1,642
SusWrite 883
333% 1,477 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 68.5
234% 87 MB/s
DQ Read 1,173
DQ Write 947
DQ Mixed 1,099
812% 1,073 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 233%
Great: 272%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 21.4
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 17.2
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 88
46% 88 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical m15 Builds (Compare 808 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware m15

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