Alienware 17

Performance Results

Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 32.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.38% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 24 days ago.
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 068R5X
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 01:07
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4700MQ-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
32.9% Below average
Memory 52.2
1-Core 18.3
2-Core 33.6
26% 34.7 Pts
4-Core 75
8-Core 108
12% 91.7 Pts
64-Core 117
8% 117 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05AA) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.38% Terrible
Lighting 0.5
Reflection 9.1
Parallax 1.3
0% 3.63 fps
MRender 1.2
Gravity 0.3
Splatting 0.6
0% 0.7 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 0.38%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
T-force 1TB 1TB
886GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02K0S6OA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 383 351 370 376 303 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 437
Write 397
Mixed 358
SusWrite 361
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 27.7
4K Mixed 22.8
72% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 120
91% 122 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173DB0-YK0 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
42.3% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 16.4
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 7
17% 5.83 GB/s
Latency 153
26% 153 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 Builds (Compare 1,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop 60%
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware 17

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