Alienware 18

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 45.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics20.4% 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 Drive98.9% 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.
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.
SystemAlienware 18  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0FT9KT
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 25 '19 at 14:15
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4710MQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
45.8% Average
1-Core 72.6
2-Core 133
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 377
40% 310 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 860M
Dell(1028 05AB) 2GB
CLim: 915 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.25
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
20.4% Poor
Lighting 63.2
Reflection 54.4
Parallax 85.2
17% 67.6 fps
MRender 41
Gravity 79
Splatting 37.6
21% 52.5 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 20.4%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$87
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 364 220 212 221 211 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 450
Mixed 360
SusWrite 252
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 47.5
158% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 359
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 135%
USB FLASH DRIVE 4GB
3GB free, PID b113
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.9 3.3 3.2 3.4 3.3 3.3 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
4.04% Terrible
Read 13.1
Write 2.7
Mixed 3.5
SusWrite 3.2
6% 5.62 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
23% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.04%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KN2M64-ETB Hynix HMT41GS6BFR8A-PB KN2M64-ETB Hynix HMT41GS6BFR8A-PB 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
55.4% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.4
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 18.8
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 80
50% 80 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 57%
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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 1,072 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

System: Alienware 18

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $209
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