Alienware M17xR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90% 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. 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.
SystemAlienware M17xR4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR4
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.8 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 10 '20 at 21:47
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%
CPU Throttled 93%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Memory 82.3
1-Core 114
2-Core 218
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 522
55% 428 Pts
64-Core 528
35% 528 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 72.1%
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
72.3% Very good
Lighting 88.1
Reflection 116
Parallax 89.3
71% 97.8 fps
MRender 92.9
Gravity 90.7
Splatting 99.2
74% 94.3 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 421 444 422 402 373 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
90% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 416
Mixed 401
SusWrite 373
93% 411 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 48.4
4K Mixed 31.8
104% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 294
242% 345 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 90%
Great: 125%
Liteonit LMT-256M3M mSATA 256GB
94GB free
Firmware: VZDB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 226 234 225 226 228 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.4% Average
Read 242
Write 220
Mixed 181
SusWrite 208
48% 213 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 27.6
4K Mixed 16.3
60% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 104
90% 134 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HX318S9IB/8 Hynix HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB HX318S9IB/8 Hynix HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB 32GB
1777, 1600, 1777, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
56.2% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 16.7
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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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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