Alienware M17xR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 93% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemAlienware M17xR4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR4
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '20 at 18:12
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 38%
CPU Throttled 93%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3940XM-$344
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
75% Very good
Memory 82.9
1-Core 110
2-Core 206
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 526
57% 444 Pts
64-Core 528
35% 528 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 75%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia_gtx 1070 DEDICATED
Dell(1028 057B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.51
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
72.6% Very good
Lighting 89.1
Reflection 118
Parallax 89.7
72% 98.9 fps
MRender 92.3
Gravity 90.3
Splatting 99.2
73% 93.9 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 411 431 431 419 381 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 454
Write 408
Mixed 406
SusWrite 369
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 48.2
4K Mixed 32.3
105% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 296
242% 344 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 125%
Liteonit LMT-256M3M mSATA 256GB
150GB free
Firmware: VZDB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 220 227 230 229 228 MB/s
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.9% Average
Read 248
Write 228
Mixed 191
SusWrite 204
49% 218 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 27.4
4K Mixed 16.1
62% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 105
90% 135 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 77%
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 above expectations (70th percentile)
55.9% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.6
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
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System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $500
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