Alienware m15

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive152% 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 m15  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 03R2RY
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200528
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 17:56
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Memory 92.4
1-Core 113
2-Core 224
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 554
59% 461 Pts
64-Core 674
45% 674 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 08A1) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.8141
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 278
Parallax 24.9
6% 108 fps
Gravity 20.2
Splatting 34.2
7% 27.2 fps
Poor: 4% Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
284GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 485 461 469 483 480 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 1239
Write 455
Mixed 425
SusWrite 473
143% 648 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 38.7
148% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 787
DQ Write 500
DQ Mixed 318
325% 535 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 152%
Great: 207%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$44
867GB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 62 107 136 135 134 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
40.3% Average
Read 34.2
Write 83.2
Mixed 48.2
SusWrite 106
50% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KHYXPX-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
76.6% Very good
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 21.4
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 29.3
SC Mixed 26
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
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System: Alienware m15

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