Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive205% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 01 '21 at 02:38
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 90.3
1-Core 123
2-Core 239
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 751
71% 571 Pts
64-Core 876
59% 876 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0877) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.47
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 101
Reflection 131
Parallax 102
81% 111 fps
Gravity 103
Splatting 110
106% 106 fps
Poor: 48% Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 215 179 193 191 190 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 2,124
Write 1,287
Mixed 1,218
SusWrite 220
268% 1,212 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 63.6
209% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 973
DQ Write 900
DQ Mixed 966
716% 946 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 205%
Great: 256%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
828GB free
Firmware: JB0OA490
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 121 122 122 119 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 134
Write 127
Mixed 24.9
SusWrite 120
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 27.2
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 28.7
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $50
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