Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive205% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200708
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 16:54
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Memory 94
1-Core 145
2-Core 266
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 655
71% 552 Pts
64-Core 791
53% 791 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
Dell(1028 0888) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.23
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 127
Reflection 140
Parallax 127
102% 131 fps
Gravity 131
Splatting 117
134% 124 fps
Poor: 72% Great: 132%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc400 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 40001E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1311 1305 1316 1308 920 625 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 1,180
Write 1303
Mixed 881
SusWrite 1,131
253% 1,124 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 52.9
174% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 917
DQ Write 652
DQ Mixed 629
512% 733 MB/s
Poor: 126%
This bench: 205%
Great: 242%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
685GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 120 122 121 121 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 137
Write 103
Mixed 26
SusWrite 120
70% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
125% 1 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 77%
Seagate BACKUP+ 1TB
32GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 41 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
17.8% Very poor
Read 20.4
Write 18.7
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 41.3
19% 25.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
74% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 17.8%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6DJR8N-XN 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 22.8
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 26.7
78% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 100%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $36
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