Alienware M17xR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.5% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive50.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware M17xR4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR4
Memory20.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180322
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 19 '20 at 12:33
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3820QM-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
43.8% Average
Memory 68.6
1-Core 32.9
2-Core 60.7
38% 54.1 Pts
4-Core 105
8-Core 168
17% 137 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 675M
Dell(1028 057B) 2GB
CLim: 620 MHz, MLim: 750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Relative performance (0th percentile)
1.5% Terrible
Lighting 1.77
Reflection 2
Parallax 1.78
1% 1.85 fps
MRender 2.57
Gravity 1.83
Splatting 2.52
2% 2.31 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 1.5%
Great: 32%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7TE128HMGR-000L1 128GB
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT06L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 117 120 115 116 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 440
Write 128
Mixed 146
SusWrite 116
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 28.1
4K Mixed 15.7
66% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 53.3
64% 112 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 79%
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 2.5" 500GB-$37
462GB free
Firmware: 0002BSM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 66 76 76 77 76 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 77.2
Write 70.2
Mixed 39
SusWrite 74
48% 65.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB Samsung M471B5273DH0-CK0 HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB Samsung M471B5273DH0-CK0 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.8% Average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 16.8
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 7.4
21% 7.3 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 55%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M17xR4 Builds (Compare 1,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $500
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