Alienware 15 R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive101% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R4
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 17 '20 at 00:26
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 56%
Watch Gameplay: 2070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Memory 94.7
1-Core 125
2-Core 235
89% 152 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 752
78% 615 Pts
64-Core 971
65% 971 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
PNY(196E 1351) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 356
Reflection 295
Parallax 406
94% 352 fps
Gravity 346
Splatting 216
117% 281 fps
Poor: 93% Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 426 381 398 394 391 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 439
Write 350
Mixed 342
SusWrite 406
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 43.4
141% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 280
223% 313 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 101%
Great: 124%
Samsung 860 EVO 1TB
76GB free
Firmware: R0105A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 75 75 69 54 75 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 421
Write 346
Mixed 340
SusWrite 116
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 14.4
4K Mixed 1.1
60% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 49.7
70% 133 MB/s
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
126GB free
Firmware: EXD71D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1196 301 300 300 299 298 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Read 1,092
Write 1,032
Mixed 665
SusWrite 449
181% 809 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 66.4
222% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 869
DQ Write 736
DQ Mixed 802
601% 802 MB/s
Poor: 109%
This bench: 176%
Great: 247%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB1-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
77.9% Very good
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 21.7
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 25.6
70% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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System: Alienware 15 R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $36
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