Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics184% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive310% 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.
CPU throttled at 99% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, ,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 07 '20 at 21:13
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
74.4% Very good
Memory 87.7
1-Core 98.6
2-Core 181
74% 122 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 530
55% 430 Pts
64-Core 528
36% 528 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,290
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
184% Outstanding
Lighting 554
Reflection 565
Parallax 759
146% 626 fps
MRender 552
Gravity 659
Splatting 329
187% 513 fps
Poor: 139%
This bench: 184%
Great: 202%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$498
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1817 1853 1867 2092 1275 845 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
310% Outstanding
Read 2370
Write 2,184
Mixed 1,547
SusWrite 1,625
433% 1,931 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 73.5
247% 89.1 MB/s
DQ Read 948
DQ Write 826
DQ Mixed 894
668% 890 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 310%
Great: 351%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$79
782GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 93 99 102 101 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 84
Write 99
Mixed 54
SusWrite 99.3
62% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 52.7%
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 above expectations (82nd percentile)
75.4% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 22.1
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 22.8
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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