Alienware 18

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 78%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics27.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive89.4% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 18  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01W2J2
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '21 at 03:41
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4810MQ-$400
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
78% Very good
Memory 82.4
1-Core 110
2-Core 220
79% 137 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 568
62% 482 Pts
64-Core 561
38% 561 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 78%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 860M
Dell(1028 05AB) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1390 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
27.7% Poor
Lighting 40.9
Reflection 18
Parallax 29.9
33% 29.6 fps
MRender 21.6
Gravity 27.6
Splatting 23.2
22% 24.1 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 27.7%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LMT-256M6M mSATA 256GB
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DM8110F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 353 378 384 363 356 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 472
Write 367
Mixed 260
SusWrite 367
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 31.7
113% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 204
178% 265 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 88%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
297GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 206 210 213 211 213 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 32.2
Write 134
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 208
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.6
166% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 212%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173DB0-YK0 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
56.6% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.5
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 76.2
52% 76.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 18 Builds (Compare 585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Alienware 18

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