Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics24.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive44.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory7.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200102
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 00:29
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Memory 72.3
1-Core 79.1
2-Core 122
57% 91 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 276
30% 233 Pts
64-Core 343
23% 343 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0772) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 27.21.14.6140
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
24.2% Poor
Lighting 30
Reflection 97.5
Parallax 55.7
24% 61.1 fps
MRender 30
Gravity 30
Splatting 30
24% 30 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 24.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 128GB
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 69 35 59 45 42 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44.5% Average
Read 284
Write 115
Mixed 118
SusWrite 54.6
31% 143 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 17
70% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 102
98% 162 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 84%
Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$100
244GB free
Firmware: P4CR324 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1147 1293 1160 691 551 482 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 962
Write 1,027
Mixed 1,132
SusWrite 887
226% 1,002 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 41.5
128% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 522
DQ Write 412
DQ Mixed 558
393% 497 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 154%
Great: 375%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
862GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 131 132 133 129 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 134
Write 139
Mixed 29.3
SusWrite 126
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
47.6% Average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 16.2
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 14.2
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 96.3
42% 96.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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System: Alienware 15 R3

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