Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 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 47.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics13.4% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive52.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 068R5X
Memory22.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140924
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 30 '21 at 14:58
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU 100%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4800MQ-$361
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
47.1% Average
Memory 62.9
1-Core 61.6
2-Core 109
48% 77.9 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 78
22% 140 Pts
64-Core 343
23% 343 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770M
Dell(1028 05AE) 3GB
CLim: 862 MHz, MLim: 1002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Lighting 10
Reflection 17.9
Parallax 24.2
8% 17.4 fps
MRender 22.4
Gravity 24.7
Splatting 19.3
20% 22.1 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 18%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 512GB-$74
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0309
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 191 180 142 51 26 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 458
Write 217
Mixed 267
SusWrite 129
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 17.7
71% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 51.8
56% 93 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 80%
Intel SSDMCEAW080A4 mSATA 80GB
48GB free
Firmware: LG6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 80 98 99 102 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
33.6% Below average
Read 298
Write 104
Mixed 150
SusWrite 96.7
36% 162 MB/s
4K Read 8.8
4K Write 10.3
4K Mixed 8.5
30% 9.2 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 108
91% 135 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 63%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
295GB free
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 57 52 47 53 56 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 80.7
Write 78.2
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 53.5
44% 60.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
48.2% Average
MC Read 19
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 15.4
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 10.9
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 119
34% 119 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 69%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
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System: Alienware 17

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