Alienware 15

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.02% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive52.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware 15  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15
Memory5.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150724
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateNov 14 '20 at 17:14
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4710HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
65.6% Good
Memory 79.7
1-Core 83.8
2-Core 163
65% 109 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 399
44% 339 Pts
64-Core 423
28% 423 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 0685) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
3.02% Terrible
Lighting 4
Reflection 40.3
Parallax 5.87
3% 16.7 fps
MRender 8.57
Gravity 2.43
Splatting 8.17
3% 6.39 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.02%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$70
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 67 51 41 51 40 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 392
Write 260
Mixed 293
SusWrite 70.9
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 29.5
4K Mixed 19.8
64% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 182
166% 255 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GS6BFR8A-PB 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
48.5% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 15
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 81.1
49% 81.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 Builds (Compare 580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware 15

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