Alienware 17 R5

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 (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive205% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory2.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201028
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 21:38
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 92.6
1-Core 118
2-Core 204
83% 138 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 538
60% 461 Pts
64-Core 582
39% 582 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0888) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 98.9
Reflection 123
Parallax 106
80% 109 fps
Gravity 98.7
Splatting 106
101% 103 fps
Poor: 47% Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme addlink M.2 PCIE 1TB
888GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1956 916 889 900 847 683 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 1,098
Write 2073
Mixed 1,415
SusWrite 1,032
319% 1,404 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 60.9
194% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 906
DQ Write 760
DQ Mixed 821
618% 829 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 205%
Great: 268%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
877GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 132 128 133 132 131 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 137
Write 118
Mixed 37
SusWrite 131
76% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB1-CRC 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
37.5% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 10.3
34% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 10.9
SC Mixed 12.8
33% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $42
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