Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 75.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics50.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive76.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 068R5X
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140924
Uptime8.7 Days
Run DateOct 13 '20 at 16:53
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4910MQ-$541
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
75.2% Very good
Memory 83.2
1-Core 109
2-Core 210
78% 134 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 552
59% 457 Pts
64-Core 551
37% 551 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
50.6% Above average
Lighting 62.9
Reflection 72.1
Parallax 58.9
51% 64.6 fps
MRender 68.7
Gravity 60.9
Splatting 68.4
50% 66 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SUV500MS240G 240GB
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 003056RI
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 152 59 135 108 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 447
Write 450
Mixed 342
SusWrite 127
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 36.5
126% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 144
139% 220 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 85%
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$23
464GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 107 103 105 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 79.1
Write 108
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 105
61% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6AFR8A-PB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
55.8% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 16.5
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 18.7
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 Builds (Compare 1,615 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware 17

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