Alienware 17

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 (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive114% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (62%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 068R5X
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131025
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 20 '21 at 17:11
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 62%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4700MQ-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Memory 89.3
1-Core 95.6
2-Core 182
74% 122 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 483
52% 403 Pts
64-Core 498
33% 498 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05AA) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 9.18.10.3071
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 4.9
Reflection 2.6
6% 3.75 fps
Poor: 2% Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 512GB
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 433 437 432 428 418 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 441
Mixed 413
SusWrite 430
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 49.3
167% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 359
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 114%
Great: 124%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$67
537GB free
Firmware: 1A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 41 53 80 103 111 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 109
Write 112
Mixed 80.6
SusWrite 74.2
70% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 71%
TrekStor DS maxi Xpress 2TB
859GB free, PID 0039
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 127 125 125 125 127 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 85.6
Write 88.1
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 126
113% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.4
196% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8KTF51264HZ-1G6E1 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
57.5% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 17
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.9
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 57%

 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

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