Alienware 18

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 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 71.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics34.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive83.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 18  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01W2J2
Memory21.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180625
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 24 '19 at 00:02
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4800MQ-$484
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
71.3% Very good
1-Core 105
2-Core 211
74% 158 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 543
61% 471 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 880M
Dell(1028 05AB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 993 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 107
Reflection 86.5
Parallax 138
28% 110 fps
MRender 83.7
Gravity 128
Splatting 71.9
34% 94.4 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7TE256HMHP-000L7 256GB
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT09L6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 245 252 254 255 253 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 485
Write 256
Mixed 187
SusWrite 236
64% 291 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 28.3
118% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 83.7
125% 238 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6AFR8A-PB HMT41GS6BFR8A-PB HMT451S6BFR8A-PB HMT41GS6BFR8A-PB 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
56.1% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 16
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 19.5
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 18 Builds (Compare 1,134 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 18

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $209
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $338Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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