Alienware 17 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics136% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive226% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0M5CM7
Memory26.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161212
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 13 '17 at 21:20
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.4% Very good
1-Core 124
2-Core 240
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 663
69% 542 Pts
64-Core 639
43% 639 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2850 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 535
Reflection 510
Parallax 553
140% 533 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 524
Splatting 280
136% 356 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 136%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB 1TB
552GB free
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
172% Outstanding
Read 1,434
Write 924
Mixed 1,016
249% 1,125 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 26.4
163% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 41.2
DQ Write 464
DQ Mixed 188
165% 231 MB/s
Poor: 92%
This bench: 172%
Great: 196%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$230
406GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 77% Great: 127%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 1,779
Write 1,239
Mixed 1,332
322% 1,450 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 43.7
204% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 441
DQ Write 382
DQ Mixed 32
128% 285 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 226%
Great: 282%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GS6MFR8N-TF 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
68.9% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 21.6
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 22.2
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R3 Builds (Compare 4,192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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System: Alienware 17 R3

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