Alienware 14

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 17%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 9.48%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics0.32% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive25.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemAlienware 14  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07MJ2Y
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131016
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 24 '19 at 18:55
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4200M-$39
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
9.48% Terrible
1-Core 17.7
2-Core 31
12% 24.4 Pts
4-Core 43.4
8-Core 46.5
6% 45 Pts
64-Core 43.8
3% 43.8 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 9.48%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05A9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.32% Terrible
Lighting 1.2
Reflection 23.5
Parallax 1.9
0% 8.87 fps
MRender 1.7
Gravity 0.9
Splatting 2.3
0% 1.63 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.32%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
TO Exter nal USB 3.0 960GB
812GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 120 110 115 115 153 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
25.2% Poor
Read 201
Write 191
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 121
29% 131 MB/s
4K Read 7.3
4K Write 13.4
4K Mixed 8
28% 9.57 MB/s
DQ Read 24.2
DQ Write 21.4
DQ Mixed 22
17% 22.5 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 70%
HGST Travelstar 7K750 2.5" 750GB-$64
600GB free
Firmware: JF4OA100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 60 60 62 62 61 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 96.7
Write 96.2
Mixed 40.6
SusWrite 60.4
54% 73.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173QH0-YK0 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
21.9% Poor
MC Read 7.5
MC Write 7.7
MC Mixed 9.6
24% 8.27 GB/s
SC Read 3.8
SC Write 3.9
SC Mixed 5.5
13% 4.4 GB/s
Latency 252
16% 252 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 14 Builds (Compare 2,068 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

System: Alienware 14

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $209
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