Alienware m15 R4

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 (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive229% 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.
SystemAlienware m15 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware m15 R4
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200107
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 09 '21 at 17:56
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10870H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
Memory 82.7
1-Core 122
2-Core 237
84% 147 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 763
73% 588 Pts
64-Core 1,246
84% 1,246 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070 (Laptop)
Dell(1028 0A74) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.73
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 158
Reflection 170
Parallax 162
127% 163 fps
Gravity 121
Splatting 115
124% 118 fps
Poor: 89% Great: 128%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PC SN730 NVMe WDC 1024GB
866GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1615 1655 1662 1727 1740 1735 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 1,049
Write 1,830
Mixed 1,276
SusWrite 1,689
332% 1,461 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 54.7
153% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 855
DQ Write 714
DQ Mixed 762
577% 777 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 229%
Great: 328%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1G44AB0-CWE 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
50.2% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 14.9
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 15
42% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 80%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical m15 R4 Builds (Compare 50 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
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System: Alienware m15 R4

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