Alienware m17 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive157% 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.
SystemAlienware m17 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware m17 R2
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191018
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 03:55
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
67.2% Good
Memory 73.5
1-Core 87.8
2-Core 158
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 566
56% 447 Pts
64-Core 738
50% 738 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 093C) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7262
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 20.7
Reflection 29.8
Parallax 27.2
5% 25.9 fps
Gravity 22.1
Splatting 37.4
7% 29.8 fps
Poor: 4% Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg40zns256g NVMe KIOXIA 256GB
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 944 827 379 379 367 408 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Read 1,232
Write 1,173
Mixed 1144
SusWrite 551
230% 1,025 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 52.8
148% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 779
DQ Write 429
DQ Mixed 604
449% 604 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 157%
Great: 205%
Seagate BUP Slim 1TB
5GB free
Firmware: 1707
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 98.9
Write 99.6
Mixed 85.5
71% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 14% Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 4ATS1G64HZ-2G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
74.3% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 22.3
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 16.2
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 93.6
43% 93.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical m17 R2 Builds (Compare 411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware m17 R2

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