Alienware 15 R2

Performance Results

Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 77%
Workstation 73%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics123% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive147% 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 (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware 15 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R2
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 08 '17 at 03:23
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
70% Good
Memory 82
1-Core 86
2-Core 158
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 482
51% 398 Pts
64-Core 488
33% 488 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 70%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB; ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1080 Ti AMP Extreme
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
123% Outstanding
Lighting 153
Reflection 187
Parallax 192
128% 177 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 187
Splatting 132
83% 151 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 123%
Great: 151%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
287GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 1,551
Write 571
Mixed 801
213% 974 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 21.9
147% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 37.3
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 20.9
63% 127 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 147%
Great: 171%
Seagate ST1000LM044 HN-M101SAD 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 2BD10001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 135
Write 139
Mixed 148
107% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 4.46
4K Mixed 0.49
167% 1.89 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 79%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64HZ-2G1A2 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
72.5% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 19.7
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 76%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop 65%
Workstation 10%
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System: Alienware 15 R2

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