Alienware 13 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 73.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics132% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
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 13 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 13 R3
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180817
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 02:26
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Memory 82.7
1-Core 103
2-Core 203
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 546
57% 449 Pts
64-Core 542
36% 542 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Asus(1043 85E5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
132% Outstanding
Lighting 163
Reflection 180
Parallax 185
131% 176 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 171
Splatting 118
132% 139 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 132%
Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 250GB-$44
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 181 197 200 103 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 459
Write 390
Mixed 295
SusWrite 173
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 24.8
85% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 172
143% 215 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 103%
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
39GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 926
Write 749
Mixed 733
178% 803 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 51.7
177% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 838
DQ Write 576
DQ Mixed 563
459% 659 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 144%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$197
28GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 277 280 232 281 281 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 326
Write 284
Mixed 276
SusWrite 270
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 18.2
4K Mixed 18.5
64% 18.9 MB/s
DQ Read 31.6
DQ Write 60.6
DQ Mixed 37.4
31% 43.2 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 134%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 6TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 175 176 173 179 180 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 109
Write 123
Mixed 94.6
SusWrite 174
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.7
380% 3.33 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 89%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
65GB free
Firmware: 0707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 63 63 62 63 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
31.5% Below average
Read 45.4
Write 61
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 63.2
44% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.4
154% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance SODIM DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
77.4% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 22.7
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 21.9
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 13 R3 Builds (Compare 601 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Alienware 13 R3

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Intel Core i5-10400F $161Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $40
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $47Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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