Alienware m15 R3

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 (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive247% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). 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.
SystemAlienware m15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware m15 R3
Memory25.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 25 '21 at 15:36
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 14%
CPU Throttled 77%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Memory 88.6
1-Core 142
2-Core 276
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 954
92% 740 Pts
64-Core 1,423
96% 1,423 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super Mobile Max-Q)
Dell(1028 09D2) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 27.21.14.6618
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 122
Reflection 185
Parallax 117
99% 141 fps
Gravity 121
Splatting 111
124% 116 fps
Poor: 67% Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PC SN730 NVMe WDC 1024GB
869GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1848 1750 1716 1738 1741 1735 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 1197
Write 2,100
Mixed 1,441
SusWrite 1,755
369% 1,623 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 56.5
187% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 855
DQ Write 683
DQ Mixed 783
582% 774 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 247%
Great: 331%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2G44AM0-CTD 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB Row of chips DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
58.4% Above average
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.2
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 20.8
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 51: 6R 6G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
51% 48% 31 320 249 60 15.5" 1536 864 SDCA029
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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware m15 R3

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