Alienware m17 R4

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 (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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive336% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 77% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware m17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware m17 R4
Memory23.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210310
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 05:50
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 77%

 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 i9-10980HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Memory 93.2
1-Core 150
2-Core 271
98% 171 Pts
4-Core 546
8-Core 893
91% 720 Pts
64-Core 1,431
96% 1,431 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
Dell(1028 0A95) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 27.21.14.6589
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 221
Reflection 187
Parallax 183
178% 197 fps
Gravity 143
Splatting 118
146% 130 fps
Poor: 48% Great: 149%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 4TB
3TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1888 2197 2232 2269 2277 2267 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
336% Outstanding
Read 2,357
Write 2,286
Mixed 2,154
SusWrite 2,188
506% 2,246 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 69.7
220% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 964
DQ Write 815
DQ Mixed 894
669% 891 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 336%
Great: 371%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMAB2GS6AMR6N-XN 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB Row of chips DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
81.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 22.1
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 26.5
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical m17 R4 Builds (Compare 21 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware m17 R4

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