Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.33% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive197% 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.
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 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
12 days ago, 11 days ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200102
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 13:31
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 as expected (41st percentile)
70.2% Very good
Memory 78.6
1-Core 99.4
2-Core 194
72% 124 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 525
55% 430 Pts
64-Core 522
35% 522 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0778) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7262
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
6.33% Terrible
Lighting 20.9
Reflection 261
Parallax 25.3
6% 102 fps
MRender 24.5
Gravity 20.9
Splatting 34.6
6% 26.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.33%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB
316GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1223 501 508 506 495 508 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 1,409
Write 2,048
Mixed 1,407
SusWrite 624
310% 1,372 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 63.6
224% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 849
DQ Write 630
DQ Mixed 743
554% 741 MB/s
Poor: 133%
This bench: 197%
Great: 249%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
186GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 90 91 92 91 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 79.4
Write 76.8
Mixed 17.4
SusWrite 90.5
48% 66 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
101% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown J642GU42J9266NF 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 27.8
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 24.7
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R4 Builds (Compare 1,681 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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