Alienware 15

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 69.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics82.5% 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 Drive67.7% 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
Memory12.7 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 18:52
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 (99th percentile)
69.8% Good
1-Core 106
2-Core 212
75% 159 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 529
59% 454 Pts
64-Core 526
35% 526 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2131 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Lighting 306
Reflection 309
Parallax 356
80% 324 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 302
Splatting 245
83% 255 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 82.5%
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: 113 125 126 124 120 69 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 478
Write 111
Mixed 121
SusWrite 113
45% 206 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 23.4
107% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 57.4
84% 165 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 70%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
188GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 72 70 70 70 72 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 88.3
Write 92.3
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 70.8
50% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45.7%
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 above expectations (84th percentile)
55.9% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 16.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 18.9
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 74.7
54% 74.7 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 55.9%
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 1,649 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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