Alienware M17xR3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.3% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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
SystemAlienware M17xR3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR3
Memory6.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120820
Uptime8.3 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 17:13
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-2720QM-$299
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
55.5% Above average
1-Core 81.7
2-Core 160
57% 121 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 395
47% 354 Pts
64-Core 393
26% 393 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V2 1.3 GHz)
Dell(1028 04BA) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
1.3% Terrible
Lighting 7.2
Reflection 9.5
Parallax 5.1
2% 7.27 fps
MRender 5.4
Gravity 4
Splatting 10.4
1% 6.6 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.3%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 240 241 211 194 212 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
60.3% Good
Read 240
Write 232
Mixed 220
SusWrite 223
52% 229 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 27.9
90% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 197
148% 197 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 133%
WD Black 2.5" 500GB (2011)-$35
73GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 65 64 65 64 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
40.8% Average
Read 77.3
Write 68.5
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 64.4
49% 66.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5428-040.A00LF HMT325S6BFR8C-H9 99U5428-040.A00LF HMT325S6BFR8C-H9 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.7% Average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 14.2
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 14
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 85.6
47% 85.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 48%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M17xR3 Builds (Compare 1,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Alienware M17xR3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $307
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