Alienware 15 R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive200% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R4
Memory6.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 19:05
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Memory 94.6
1-Core 118
2-Core 194
82% 136 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 547
61% 472 Pts
64-Core 637
43% 637 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 088B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.79
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 97.3
Reflection 118
Parallax 96.2
79% 104 fps
Gravity 97.7
Splatting 104
100% 101 fps
Poor: 48% Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXA75D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 689 651 627 606 594 577 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,858
Write 696
Mixed 501
SusWrite 624
202% 920 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 54
177% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 776
DQ Write 662
DQ Mixed 720
539% 719 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 200%
Great: 306%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 32GB
29GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.8 5 4.2 3.9 4.4 4.5 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
6.14% Terrible
Read 27.1
Write 5
Mixed 11.7
SusWrite 4.6
13% 12.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.7
43% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.14%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KHYXPX-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
78.9% Very good
MC Read 31
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 22.2
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 23.7
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R4 Builds (Compare 494 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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System: Alienware 15 R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $50
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