Alienware 15 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.74% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive71.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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
27 days ago, 27 days ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 06D1WD
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190118
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateSep 17 '19 at 10:53
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
64.2% Good
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 192
68% 145 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 493
57% 433 Pts
64-Core 500
34% 500 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0708) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.6891
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
3.74% Terrible
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 102
Parallax 23.1
1% 41.7 fps
MRender 22.9
Gravity 19.4
Splatting 32.4
7% 24.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.74%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD9SN8W-128G-1006 128GB
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 114 107 106 108 108 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 437
Write 402
Mixed 291
SusWrite 113
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 32.6
111% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 198
171% 252 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 85%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
730GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 126 126 124 127 126 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 128
Write 120
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 125
72% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
73.6% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 23.1
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 22.7
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R2 Builds (Compare 2,811 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 15 R2

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HDDRAMUSB
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