Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 78.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics80% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 11 '19 at 01:50
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
78.9% Very good
1-Core 121
2-Core 238
85% 180 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 698
71% 562 Pts
64-Core 851
57% 851 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0888) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 389.7
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80% Very good
Lighting 316
Reflection 311
Parallax 294
83% 307 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 294
Splatting 239
80% 245 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 80%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$57
854GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 59 89 79 99 63 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
34.7% Below average
Read 50.1
Write 83.2
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 70.4
46% 62.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.1
80% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 21.8
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R5 Builds (Compare 3,143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

System: Alienware 17 R5

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