Alienware 15

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics43.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.6% 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
SystemAlienware 15  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateOct 16 '19 at 11:14
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4710HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
74.4% Very good
Memory 84.3
1-Core 102
2-Core 202
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 516
56% 432 Pts
64-Core 519
35% 519 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980M
Dell(1028 0685) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3648
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (52 fps cap detected)
43.1% Average
Lighting 53.8
Reflection 52.1
Parallax 51.1
44% 52.3 fps
MRender 57.8
Gravity 48.5
Splatting 48.9
34% 51.7 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 M.2 2280 128GB
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT25D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 132 135 137 123 118 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 463
Write 140
Mixed 158
SusWrite 126
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 21.5
101% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 59.4
94% 187 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$100
916GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 106 106 106 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 93.8
Write 76.2
Mixed 56
SusWrite 106
61% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KN2M64-ETB 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
56.7% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 16.7
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 20.3
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware 15

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