Alienware 14

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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. 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 61.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.87% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive44.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemAlienware 14  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07MJ2Y
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180625
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 08 '19 at 16:22
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4700MQ-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
61.5% Good
1-Core 93.4
2-Core 186
66% 140 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 503
54% 418 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05A9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
2.87% Terrible
Lighting 11.8
Reflection 39.4
Parallax 20.6
3% 23.9 fps
MRender 18.7
Gravity 7
Splatting 17
3% 14.2 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.87%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 133 132 127 121 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 417
Write 352
Mixed 170
SusWrite 147
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 32.4
4K Mixed 7.5
51% 18.7 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 53.7
DQ Mixed 32.8
39% 68.9 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 55%
SanDisk Cruzer Fit 16GB
4GB free, PID 5571
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.1 4.5 4.2 3.9 3 3 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Read 36.1
Write 4.7
Mixed 7
SusWrite 3.8
12% 12.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.8
139% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73DB0-YK0 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
57.7% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.7
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 20.3
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 14 Builds (Compare 1,987 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

System: Alienware 14

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