Alienware m17 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 87.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive201% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 77% 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
SystemAlienware m17 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware m17 R3
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201201
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 18:43
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%
CPU Throttled 77%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10980HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Memory 93.1
1-Core 145
2-Core 243
94% 160 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 652
70% 545 Pts
64-Core 1,068
72% 1,068 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super Mobile)
Dell(1028 09CF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.87
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 58.8
Reflection 97.7
Parallax 79.2
48% 78.6 fps
Gravity 72.2
Splatting 72.6
74% 72.4 fps
Poor: 77% Great: 138%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
886GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1498 1566 1561 1506 1513 1552 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 903
Write 1016
Mixed 924
SusWrite 1,533
248% 1,094 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 19.9
92% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 1,081
DQ Write 892
DQ Mixed 992
741% 988 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 201%
Great: 356%
PC SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB
477GB free
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 716 487 427 424 415 421 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 691
Write 660
Mixed 690
SusWrite 482
142% 631 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 20.5
116% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1210
DQ Write 971
DQ Mixed 798
677% 993 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 139%
Great: 207%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMAB2GS6AMR6N-XN 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB Row of chips DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
80% Very good
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 22.7
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 13
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% -nan(ind)% 0 338 269 300 17.3" 1920 1080 AUOBE8E
History:
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System: Alienware m17 R3

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