Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics71.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94% 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.
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 04WT2G
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140924
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 11 '20 at 16:59
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4930MX
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
75.4% Very good
Memory 81.7
1-Core 112
2-Core 219
79% 138 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 569
60% 470 Pts
64-Core 567
38% 567 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 05AE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.3% Very good
Lighting 91.3
Reflection 118
Parallax 89.5
74% 99.7 fps
MRender 92.8
Gravity 83.1
Splatting 96.2
68% 90.7 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
656GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 322 398 403 399 365 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 428
Write 406
Mixed 359
SusWrite 351
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 37.6
126% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 288
236% 337 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 94%
Great: 125%
Liteonit DMT-80M6M-11 mS 11GB
10GB free
Firmware: DMH1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 460
Write 207
Mixed 209
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 29.9
109% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 94.7
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 78.7
74% 113 MB/s
Poor: 43% Great: 68%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$45
625GB free
Firmware: AX0P2D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 96 97 98 97 97 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 95.2
Write 95.5
Mixed 33.1
SusWrite 97
58% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6BFR8A-PB Samsung M471B5173DB0-YK0 HMT451S6BFR8A-PB Samsung M471B5173DB0-YK0 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
56.8% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.7
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 19.9
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Workstation
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System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $209
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