Alienware m15

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive112% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemAlienware m15  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0900DH
Memory20.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201020
Uptime4 Days
Run DateApr 24 '21 at 23:29
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Memory 84.2
1-Core 116
2-Core 220
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 635
67% 523 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 08A1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.87
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 76
Reflection 84.7
Parallax 78.1
61% 79.6 fps
Gravity 71.8
Splatting 70.9
74% 71.4 fps
Poor: 49% Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$75
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 41 53 70 86 94 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 1,556
Write 52.1
Mixed 89.6
SusWrite 63.3
92% 440 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 27.9
96% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 677
DQ Write 37.4
DQ Mixed 90.5
133% 268 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 112%
Great: 209%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 991GB
226GB free, PID 00d9
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 63 60 86 80 52 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 8% Great: 77%
SanDisk Ultra 124GB
47GB free, PID 5590
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9 13 6.4 6.5 10 2.2 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
7.44% Terrible
Read 29
Write 20.9
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 8
18% 15.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 2.2
95% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.44%
Great: 47%
SanDisk Ultra 124GB
34GB free, PID 5590
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.8 18 9.6 11 8.8 3.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
6.97% Terrible
Read 26.4
Write 21
Mixed 1.7
SusWrite 10.2
18% 14.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
14% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 6.97%
Great: 47%
SanDisk Ultra 248GB
40GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 50 47 14 9.4 21 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
26.9% Poor
Read 117
Write 51.5
Mixed 69.9
SusWrite 31.3
81% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
50% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4SFD8266.C16FD1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 26.2
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 24.6
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 89%

 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 m15

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $50
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