Alienware 17 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 51.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics74.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive109% 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 80% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemAlienware 17 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R3
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 01:03
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%
CPU Throttled 80%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
51.5% Above average
1-Core 79
2-Core 145
54% 112 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 446
46% 364 Pts
64-Core 454
30% 454 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 67%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0708) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
4.28% Terrible
Lighting 16
Reflection 19.6
Parallax 17
4% 17.5 fps
MRender 14.1
Gravity 14.8
Splatting 24.2
4% 17.7 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.28%
Great: 6%
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
Nvidia(10DE 12A6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
74.6% Very good
Lighting 291
Reflection 250
Parallax 327
76% 289 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 264
Splatting 152
75% 213 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV76D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 197 194 175 166 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 777
Write 231
Mixed 259
SusWrite 181
79% 362 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 32.4
137% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 884
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 371
325% 504 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 109%
Great: 144%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
112GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 101 108 123 96 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 122
Write 105
Mixed 32
SusWrite 100
65% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
96% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 63.8%
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 way below expectations (10th percentile)
60.8% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20.1
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 17.7
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 87.2
46% 87.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 60.8%
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 17 R3 Builds (Compare 4,219 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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System: Alienware 17 R3

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