Alienware M17xR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics71.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware M17xR4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR4
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180528
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 08 '20 at 17:11
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3740QM-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
71.4% Very good
Memory 81.6
1-Core 103
2-Core 206
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 488
53% 410 Pts
64-Core 509
34% 509 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Tim Power Personal Graphics
Dell(1028 057B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.09
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
71.4% Very good
Lighting 91
Reflection 115
Parallax 87.3
74% 97.8 fps
MRender 93.3
Gravity 83.4
Splatting 100
69% 92.2 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
228GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 429 422 426 397 381 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 420
Mixed 399
SusWrite 411
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 37.3
116% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 296
242% 344 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 125%
Liteonit LMT-256M3M mSATA 256GB
66GB free
Firmware: VZDB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 222 221 209 221 223 MB/s
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.6% Average
Read 239
Write 212
Mixed 176
SusWrite 219
48% 211 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 28.5
4K Mixed 17
63% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 104
88% 132 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 77%
AI Mass Storage 16GB
15GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 10 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
5.66% Terrible
Read 14.2
Write 10.2
Mixed 3.5
SusWrite 9.9
12% 9.45 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
23% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.66%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73DB0-YK0 Hynix HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB M471B1G73DB0-YK0 Hynix HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
54.3% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.6
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 18.3
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 77.6
52% 77.6 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M17xR4 Builds (Compare 973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $499
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