Alienware 18

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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. 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 69.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics24.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
CPU throttled at 99% 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 18  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0FT9KT
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 13 '20 at 11:20
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4910MQ-$541
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
69.9% Good
Memory 81.1
1-Core 82.9
2-Core 167
66% 110 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 450
50% 384 Pts
64-Core 380
26% 380 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 880M
Dell(1028 05AB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 993 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 389.12
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
24.6% Poor
Lighting 30.6
Reflection 29.1
Parallax 33
25% 30.9 fps
MRender 35.6
Gravity 29.2
Splatting 28.6
24% 31.1 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 39%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit DMT-80M6M-11 mSATA 80GB
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DMH110B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 204 206 193 207 207 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 464
Write 200
Mixed 206
SusWrite 203
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 28.8
108% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 165
144% 215 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KN2M64-ETB 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
56.2% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.3
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 20.3
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 78.6
51% 78.6 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 18 Builds (Compare 599 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Alienware 18

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $209
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