Alienware M14xR2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 63.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.68% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware M14xR2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M14xR2
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180528
Uptime14.9 Days
Run DateOct 09 '19 at 03:07
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3820QM-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
63.3% Good
1-Core 96.2
2-Core 190
67% 143 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 490
54% 418 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0552) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.5059
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
2.68% Terrible
Lighting 13.5
Reflection 19.4
Parallax 9.9
4% 14.3 fps
MRender 13.3
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.6
3% 13.5 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.68%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 mSATA 128GB
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 211 217 183 197 199 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 410
Write 229
Mixed 224
SusWrite 201
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 35.4
4K Mixed 17.6
62% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 76.1
DQ Mixed 121
102% 153 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 66%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2011)-$100
698GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 119 122 120 122 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 128
Write 115
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 120
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73BH0-CK0 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 17.6
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M14xR2 Builds (Compare 1,272 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

System: Alienware M14xR2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $420
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