Alienware M14xR2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 51.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics15.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware M14xR2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M14xR2
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120629
Uptime19 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '20 at 00:06
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3610QM-$400
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
51.6% Above average
1-Core 83.2
2-Core 163
58% 123 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 380
42% 323 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
Poor: 22%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 650M
Dell(1028 0552) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 25.21.14.2531
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
15.1% Very poor
Lighting 23.4
Reflection 19
Parallax 29.4
6% 23.9 fps
MRender 44.2
Gravity 55.9
Splatting 47.4
16% 49.2 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 15.1%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$150
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 158 155 152 156 161 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 390
Write 209
Mixed 235
SusWrite 160
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 28.9
99% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 193
145% 195 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273DH0-CK0 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.3% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.8
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 13.7
38% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M14xR2 Builds (Compare 1,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Alienware M14xR2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $420
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