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 (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 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive191% 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.
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
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210708
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 17:52
Run Duration268 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 77%

 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 i9-10980HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Memory 91.1
1-Core 113
2-Core 223
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 716
72% 573 Pts
64-Core 1,097
74% 1,097 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super Mobile)
Dell(1028 09CF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3588 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 472.12
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 163
Reflection 179
Parallax 168
132% 170 fps
Gravity 149
Splatting 133
153% 141 fps
Poor: 96% Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$94
597GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1085 818 838 684 650 577 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 1,365
Write 1,705
Mixed 1,359
SusWrite 775
293% 1,301 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 58.3
192% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 750
DQ Write 570
DQ Mixed 654
491% 658 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 191%
Great: 272%
WDC WDS200T2B0C-00PXH0 2TB
811GB free
Firmware: 21705000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1802 1449 754 756 750 753 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 1,509
Write 1,778
Mixed 1,522
SusWrite 1,044
330% 1,463 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 59.2
194% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 807
DQ Write 613
DQ Mixed 704
528% 708 MB/s
Poor: 202%
This bench: 216%
Great: 277%
Kbg40zns512g NVMe KIOXIA 512GB
32GB free
Firmware: 10410105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 924
Write 825
Mixed 758
186% 836 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 58.8
196% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 972
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 703
539% 742 MB/s
Poor: 88% Great: 212%
WD My Passport 2626 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 88 88 88 87 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 91.6
Write 76.8
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 87.5
105% 79 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.7
196% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 67%
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 above expectations (84th percentile)
79.4% Very good
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 22.1
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 34.9
SC Mixed 23.8
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 35: 5R 2G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
35% 19% 59 312 232 300 17.3" 1920 1080 AUOBE8E
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Gaming
Gaming 83%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
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System: Alienware m17 R3

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