Alienware m15 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 42.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.84% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive127% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware m15 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware m15 R2
Memory1.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190719
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateNov 08 '19 at 10:15
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9300H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
42.8% Average
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 127
47% 98.5 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 336
36% 279 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0963) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7063
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
5.84% Terrible
Lighting 20.6
Reflection 151
Parallax 23.8
5% 65.2 fps
MRender 24.3
Gravity 18.7
Splatting 34.4
6% 25.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.84%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PC SN520 NVMe WDC 256GB
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20220012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 320 305 300 306 295 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 835
Write 995
Mixed 1,027
SusWrite 302
178% 790 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 46.7
164% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 686
DQ Write 405
DQ Mixed 454
363% 515 MB/s
Poor: 104%
This bench: 127%
Great: 177%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 4ATF51264HZ-2G6E1 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
60.4% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 18.4
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical m15 R2 Builds (Compare 386 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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System: Alienware m15 R2

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