Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 88.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics80.1% 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 Drive126% 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.
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateOct 11 '19 at 17:07
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 way above expectations (90th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Memory 94.2
1-Core 121
2-Core 234
87% 150 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 575
68% 515 Pts
64-Core 703
47% 703 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0877) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 389.12
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Lighting 312
Reflection 315
Parallax 296
82% 308 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 295
Splatting 238
80% 246 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$36
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 81 100 120 129 134 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 1,604
Write 119
Mixed 181
SusWrite 103
106% 502 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 41.3
146% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 96.5
DQ Mixed 154
133% 204 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 126%
Great: 190%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 104 128 130 129 125 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 129
Write 122
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 124
72% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
75.5% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 21.4
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 24.4
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $36
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