Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
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 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 71.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive190% 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
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory26.3 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 13:35
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 99%

 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
71.8% Very good
Memory 82.9
1-Core 90.8
2-Core 182
70% 119 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 520
54% 424 Pts
64-Core 526
35% 526 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0778) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.4325
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
68.9% Good
Lighting 256
Reflection 259
Parallax 240
67% 252 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 252
Splatting 210
69% 214 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 80%
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: 1026 499 511 495 493 495 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
190% Outstanding
Read 1238
Write 1,625
Mixed 1,379
SusWrite 586
272% 1,207 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 66.9
224% 88.8 MB/s
DQ Read 910
DQ Write 634
DQ Mixed 744
563% 762 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 190%
Great: 248%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
186GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 89 88 90 90 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
47.6% Average
Read 75.3
Write 68
Mixed 17.4
SusWrite 90.5
45% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 47.6%
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 above expectations (70th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 27.8
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 25.9
74% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 75.4
53% 75.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.9%
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 10,330 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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