Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics99.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory25 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 15 '19 at 01:33
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
79% Very good
Memory 92.6
1-Core 126
2-Core 207
85% 142 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 572
59% 462 Pts
64-Core 741
50% 741 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 088C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.53
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99.9% Outstanding
Lighting 125
Reflection 136
Parallax 130
104% 131 fps
MRender 111
Gravity 126
Splatting 103
67% 114 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,817
Write 1,344
Mixed 1,123
316% 1,428 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 65.8
212% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 975
DQ Write 970
DQ Mixed 968
728% 971 MB/s
Poor: 126% Great: 250%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
786GB free
Firmware: JB0OA490
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 125 129 134 136 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 137
Write 126
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 130
75% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16ATF2G64HZ-2G6E1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
86% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 26.5
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 34.9
SC Mixed 27.1
76% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86%
Great: 89%

 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 54%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

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