Alienware M17xR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 77.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics70.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 93% 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 M17xR4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR4
Memory23.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130131
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 02 '20 at 12:34
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 93%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3920XM
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
77.3% Very good
Memory 91.3
1-Core 98.5
2-Core 194
76% 128 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 503
54% 423 Pts
64-Core 500
34% 500 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 057B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.7% Very good
Lighting 89.5
Reflection 107
Parallax 84.1
72% 93.4 fps
MRender 88.9
Gravity 84.4
Splatting 94.7
69% 89.3 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$210
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 448 203 130 116 114 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 464
Write 441
Mixed 420
SusWrite 245
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 36.3
116% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 361
273% 366 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 133%
Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB
71GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 241 236 230 211 188 MB/s
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
67.2% Good
Read 251
Write 232
Mixed 224
SusWrite 225
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 34.1
110% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 200
150% 199 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance SODIM DDR3 1866 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR3 1777 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 20.6
64% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 67%

 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 M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $490
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