Alienware 15

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 69.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics77.9% 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 Drive65.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 15  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150414
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 18:18
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4720HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
69.3% Good
1-Core 108
2-Core 209
75% 159 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 546
59% 458 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
77.9% Very good
Lighting 292
Reflection 286
Parallax 299
77% 292 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 285
Splatting 227
78% 239 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 M.2 2280 128GB
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT25D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 89 106 112 93 83 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 497
Write 94.2
Mixed 113
SusWrite 92.5
43% 199 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 23.4
102% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 70.9
DQ Mixed 63.6
84% 159 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 69%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
188GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 71 72 75 74 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
27.9% Poor
Read 23.2
Write 78.4
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 73.9
36% 49.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 27.9%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16KTF1G64HZ-1G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
57.3% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.7
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 74.7
54% 74.7 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 57.3%
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 15 Builds (Compare 1,557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Alienware 15

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