Alienware m15 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive249% 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 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware m15 R2
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201022
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 17:01
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Memory 80.6
1-Core 126
2-Core 243
85% 150 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 734
75% 590 Pts
64-Core 882
59% 882 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 91%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc611 NVMe SK hynix 1TB
904GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11000111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1713 1771 1748 1608 1133 1142 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 793
Write 1,658
Mixed 1071
SusWrite 1,519
288% 1,260 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 73.3
245% 87.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,168
DQ Write 985
DQ Mixed 1,032
785% 1,061 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 249%
Great: 284%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMAA1GS6CMR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.2% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 21.2
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.2
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 79.5
50% 79.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
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System: Alienware m15 R2

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