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 below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive154% 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.
Very high background CPU (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory23.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200708
Uptime7.8 Days
Run DateJun 19 '21 at 21:21
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
63.2% Good
Memory 74.9
1-Core 37.3
2-Core 148
51% 86.8 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 452
46% 365 Pts
64-Core 667
45% 667 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 088C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 53.5
Reflection 56.8
Parallax 46.5
43% 52.3 fps
Gravity 52.3
Splatting 70.8
54% 61.6 fps
Poor: 48% Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC400 SK hy 512GB
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 40001E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 883 743 710 912 966 966 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 1,101
Write 1,202
Mixed 787
SusWrite 863
222% 988 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 36.1
111% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 592
DQ Write 413
DQ Mixed 500
374% 501 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 154%
Great: 251%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
394GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 105 97 105 104 104 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 106
Write 99
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 102
60% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
111% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.7%
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 below expectations (26th percentile)
78.7% Very good
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 26.5
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 15.2
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 90.5
44% 90.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 90%

 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% 0% 0 9 7 120 17.2" 1280 720 AUO1496
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Gaming
Gaming 58%
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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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