Alienware 17

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 (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive71% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0MPYM4
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '21 at 03:41
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
64.2% Good
Memory 79.9
1-Core 96.1
2-Core 176
70% 117 Pts
4-Core 283
8-Core 276
38% 280 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit DMT-80M6M-11 mSATA 80GB
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DMH110B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 195 195 182 196 197 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
71% Very good
Read 465
Write 201
Mixed 208
SusWrite 193
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 26.6
98% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 172
146% 215 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71%
Great: 75%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$65
871GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 92.5
Mixed 55.4
56% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 21% Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8KTF51264HZ-1G6E1 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
56.6% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 16.6
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.9
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 80.7
50% 80.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Workstation
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System: Alienware 17

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