Alienware m15

Performance Results

Gaming 71%
Desktop 101%
Workstation 76%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive184% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware m15  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0NNRFD
Memory6.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190830
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 04 '19 at 19:00
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 246
87% 186 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 751
79% 617 Pts
64-Core 866
58% 866 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 08A1) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 193
Reflection 213
Parallax 267
51% 224 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 230
Splatting 169
70% 218 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc601 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1005 730 713 717 716 713 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
184% Outstanding
Read 1,325
Write 1,489
Mixed 534
SusWrite 766
230% 1,028 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 39.1
137% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 963
DQ Write 937
DQ Mixed 1,051
761% 984 MB/s
Poor: 126%
This bench: 184%
Great: 233%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$55
930GB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 125 129 130 130 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 122
Write 100
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 128
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 2.2
429% 2.97 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata AO1P26KC8T1-BXFSHC 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
65.4% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 20.9
64% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 24.6
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical m15 Builds (Compare 1,852 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 72%
Workstation 51%

System: Alienware m15

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $50
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