Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 57%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.5% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive134% 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.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
28 days ago, 22 days ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0GY3V1
Memory15.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime18.4 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 16:59
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 below expectations (29th percentile)
57% Above average
1-Core 87.6
2-Core 162
59% 125 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 458
50% 385 Pts
64-Core 461
31% 461 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 57%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0772) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
4.5% Terrible
Lighting 18.3
Reflection 285
Parallax 18.8
5% 107 fps
MRender 14.4
Gravity 15.6
Splatting 28.5
4% 19.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.5%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC300 SK hy 512GB
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20004A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 586 515 519 517 518 490 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 914
Write 569
Mixed 566
SusWrite 524
144% 643 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 39
140% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 444
DQ Write 580
DQ Mixed 622
439% 549 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 134%
Great: 168%
Samsung 860 PRO 4TB
2TB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 863 457 458 454 456 459 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 75% Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GS6AFR8N-UH 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
71.5% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 23.2
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 22.1
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 87.9
46% 87.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R3 Builds (Compare 6,180 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

System: Alienware 15 R3

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