Alienware m15 R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics119% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware m15 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware m15 R4
Memory5.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210310
Uptime11.7 Days
Run DateJul 05 '21 at 21:20
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 (25th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Memory 84.1
1-Core 118
2-Core 211
81% 138 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 672
69% 545 Pts
64-Core 1,251
84% 1,251 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070 (Laptop)
Dell(1028 0A74) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.42
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
119% Outstanding
Lighting 165
Reflection 166
Parallax 159
134% 163 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 120
Splatting 115
103% 136 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 119%
Great: 128%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
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 (6th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
55.4% Above average
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 15.6
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 14.3
44% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 84%

 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% 10 8 5 300 15.5" 1280 720 AUOB98C
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Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware m15 R4

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