Alienware M14xR2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.59% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 (82%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemAlienware M14xR2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M14xR2
Memory8.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 02 '21 at 13:47
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 82%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3740QM-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
40.6% Average
Memory 59.9
1-Core 25.9
2-Core 64.4
34% 50.1 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 325
26% 220 Pts
64-Core 498
33% 498 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0552) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4252
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
1.59% Terrible
Lighting 2.3
Reflection 2.3
Parallax 1.6
2% 2.07 fps
MRender 3
Gravity 1.3
Splatting 2.8
1% 2.37 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.59%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS725050A7 500GB
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2OA500
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 105 113 100 110 108 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 75.2
Write 85.4
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 107
52% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
96% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6EFR8A-PB Samsung M471B1G73BH0-CK0 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
28.9% Poor
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 10
MC Mixed 9.3
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 7.2
20% 7.1 GB/s
Latency 128
31% 128 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 49%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M14xR2 Builds (Compare 626 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware M14xR2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $420
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