Alienware Alienware M17

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing CPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
Graphics4.05% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory5GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 5GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 month ago, 2 month ago.
SystemAlienware Alienware M17  (all builds)
Motherboardalienware alienware
Memory3 GB free of 5 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090304
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 25 '21 at 23:33
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Quad Q9000-$330
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
1-Core 36.6
2-Core 72.7
26% 54.6 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 144
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
Poor: 35% Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870-X2 (Crossfire Disabled)
Device(161F 207A) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
4.05% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 9.3
Parallax 2
5% 5.83 fps
MRender 6.7
Gravity 3
Splatting 8.1
3% 5.93 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.05%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$73
664GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 97 92 106 100 103 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 114
Write 106
Mixed 55.9
SusWrite 93.9
68% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 63%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 127 121 125 127 127 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 119
Write 128
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 125
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
206% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 5GB
null MHz
1024, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
14.8% Very poor
MC Read 5.8
MC Write 5.2
MC Mixed 4.5
15% 5.17 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 5.3
SC Mixed 5.2
16% 5.57 GB/s
Latency 623
6% 623 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 14.8%
Great: 34%

 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 8 6 60 17.1" 1280 720 LPL0000
Typical Alienware M17 Builds (Compare 22 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware Alienware M17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $379
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