Alienware 15 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 53.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics5.62% 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.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
25 days ago, 21 days ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0X70NC
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190118
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 00:49
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
53.7% Above average
1-Core 80.4
2-Core 164
57% 122 Pts
4-Core 293
8-Core 487
49% 390 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0708) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.6859
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
5.62% Terrible
Lighting 20.1
Reflection 128
Parallax 22.5
5% 56.8 fps
MRender 20.4
Gravity 18.9
Splatting 31.4
6% 23.6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.62%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20003A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 770
Write 589
Mixed 444
133% 601 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 36
141% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 727
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 786
502% 587 MB/s
Poor: 86% Great: 171%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
697GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 115 120 121 122 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 137
Write 124
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 120
73% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
65.4% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 20.9
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 18.7
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 82.2
49% 82.2 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R2 Builds (Compare 2,963 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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System: Alienware 15 R2

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