Alienware m15 R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive204% 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.
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
SystemAlienware m15 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware m15 R4
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210310
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 19:48
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10870H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
85% Excellent
Memory 94.3
1-Core 116
2-Core 218
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 764
73% 586 Pts
64-Core 1,260
85% 1,260 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070 (Laptop)
Dell(1028 0A74) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3550 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.63
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 86% Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm9a1 NVMe Samsung 512GB
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36303029 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 754 939 1025 1056 1059 877 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
204% Outstanding
Read 1,922
Write 1,057
Mixed 1,002
SusWrite 952
274% 1,233 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 46.3
164% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 483
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 422
315% 422 MB/s
Poor: 186%
This bench: 204%
Great: 379%
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$63
52GB free
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,675
Write 1,862
Mixed 1,620
385% 1,719 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 48.3
160% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 440
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 401
299% 399 MB/s
Poor: 183% Great: 292%
Samsung PSSD T7 500GB
166GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 547 591 666 493 211 273 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 50% Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 4ATF1G64HZ-3G2E1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
60.4% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.1
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 22.6
64% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
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System: Alienware m15 R4

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