Alienware m15 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (9th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 91 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 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 62.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive154% 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.
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 (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware m15 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware m15 R2
Memory6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200707
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 09:50
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.1% Good
Memory 69.1
1-Core 63.5
2-Core 144
55% 92.4 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 517
51% 407 Pts
64-Core 673
45% 673 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 093B) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.8141
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 18.8
Reflection 61.9
Parallax 22.5
5% 34.4 fps
Gravity 21
Splatting 33.5
7% 27.2 fps
Poor: 4% Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc601 NVMe SK hynix 1TB
284GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 706 793 762 738 765 702 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 899
Write 982
Mixed 479
SusWrite 744
174% 776 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 42.1
145% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 656
DQ Write 602
DQ Mixed 610
463% 623 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 154%
Great: 265%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMAA1GS6CMR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.1% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 20.4
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 9.7
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 104
39% 104 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical m15 R2 Builds (Compare 556 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware m15 R2

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