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 (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive216% 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
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200528
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateOct 28 '20 at 23:24
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 90.5
1-Core 115
2-Core 204
81% 137 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 693
69% 547 Pts
64-Core 853
57% 853 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070 (Mobile Max-Q)
Dell(1028 08A1) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 27.21.14.5655
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 104
Reflection 101
Parallax 104
85% 103 fps
Gravity 90
Splatting 86.1
14% 88.1 fps
Poor: 60% Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 503 391 382 372 363 352 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 2196
Write 1,207
Mixed 1,282
SusWrite 394
281% 1,270 MB/s
4K Read 55.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 70.8
229% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 849
DQ Write 620
DQ Mixed 766
564% 745 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 216%
Great: 334%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$55
294GB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 118 120 121 119 120 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 45.2
Write 86.2
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 117
56% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
79.3% Very good
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.5
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 25.2
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical m15 Builds (Compare 863 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware m15

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