Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
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 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 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.27% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive108% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 99% 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.
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 068R5X
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 02 '21 at 22:40
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 99%

 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 i7-4940MX
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Memory 82.2
1-Core 116
2-Core 228
81% 142 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 585
62% 484 Pts
64-Core 584
39% 584 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05AA) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4463
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
3.27% Terrible
Lighting 4.2
Reflection 46
Parallax 8.1
3% 19.4 fps
MRender 9.6
Gravity 2.8
Splatting 5.8
3% 6.07 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.27%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 427 439 431 428 417 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 408
Mixed 340
SusWrite 432
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 46.5
152% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 108%
Great: 131%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$64
635GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 123 123 123 122 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 124
Write 117
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 122
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 72%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB-$11
32GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 14 43 35 44 40 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
30.5% Below average
Read 135
Write 43.3
Mixed 26.8
SusWrite 31.6
63% 59.1 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 2.4
130% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Mac SODIM DDR3 1600 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
57.7% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.7
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 Builds (Compare 1,533 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $209
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