Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 65.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics75.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive142% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200102
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 02:50
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
65.1% Good
Memory 81.9
1-Core 77
2-Core 152
63% 104 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 389
42% 325 Pts
64-Core 427
29% 427 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.1% Very good
Lighting 91.9
Reflection 119
Parallax 93.3
74% 102 fps
MRender 88.3
Gravity 95.2
Splatting 103
76% 95.6 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-256G-1006 256GB
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 348 354 348 345 331 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Read 1,546
Write 1,332
Mixed 1,178
SusWrite 366
247% 1,106 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 41
127% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 751
DQ Write 53.6
DQ Mixed 97.6
148% 301 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 142%
Great: 203%
Seagate ST500LM034-2GH17A 500GB
450GB free
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 163 166 164 143 159 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 168
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 160
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43DB1-CTD 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.1% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 12.2
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 9.3
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 77.1
52% 77.1 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 49%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R3 Builds (Compare 3,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: Alienware 15 R3

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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $22Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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