Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 76.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.3% 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.
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 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 05:27
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
76.1% Very good
1-Core 121
2-Core 223
82% 172 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 614
65% 508 Pts
64-Core 618
42% 618 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0775) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.53
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
77% Very good
Lighting 289
Reflection 297
Parallax 323
76% 303 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 282
Splatting 216
78% 233 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 77%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 143 103 94 87 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Read 359
Write 140
Mixed 263
SusWrite 116
49% 219 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 36.8
131% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 802
DQ Write 26.6
DQ Mixed 405
297% 411 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 149%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
855GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 129 129 132 127 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 137
Write 123
Mixed 24.3
SusWrite 130
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64HZ-2G6B1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 24
84% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 26.4
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R4 Builds (Compare 8,314 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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