Alienware 14

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics14.3% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive109% 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.
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 96% 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 14  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07MJ2Y
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 27 '21 at 18:58
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4930MX
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Memory 93.4
1-Core 116
2-Core 227
85% 145 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 566
62% 482 Pts
64-Core 572
38% 572 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 765M
Dell(1028 05AC) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 1002 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
14.3% Very poor
Lighting 15.6
Reflection 14.2
Parallax 21.4
13% 17.1 fps
MRender 16.3
Gravity 20.9
Splatting 15.2
16% 17.5 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 14.3%
Great: 15%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
814GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 462 472 475 477 477 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 470
Mixed 450
SusWrite 459
106% 468 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 45.6
150% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 244
206% 300 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 109%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Workstation
Workstation 7%
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System: Alienware 14

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $289
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