Alienware m15 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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.
Boot Drive262% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware m15 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware m15 R4
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210708
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 18:20
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 92.6
1-Core 129
2-Core 258
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 503
8-Core 923
89% 713 Pts
64-Core 1,369
92% 1,369 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070 (Laptop)
Dell(1028 0A9A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 142
Reflection 141
Parallax 143
115% 142 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 121
Splatting 111
101% 125 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 108%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc711 NVMe SK hynix 1TB
833GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41001131 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1710 1403 1396 1608 1697 1664 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 1,674
Write 2,288
Mixed 1346
SusWrite 1,580
389% 1,722 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 67.5
220% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 791
DQ Write 561
DQ Mixed 691
512% 681 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 262%
Great: 408%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$240
922GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2221 2227 2271 1892 1418 1424 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
300% Outstanding
Read 1,790
Write 2,124
Mixed 1,493
SusWrite 1,909
413% 1,829 MB/s
4K Read 55.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 73.4
237% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 910
DQ Write 787
DQ Mixed 846
634% 847 MB/s
Poor: 242%
This bench: 300%
Great: 393%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1G44AB0-CWE 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
66.7% Good
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 18.2
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 26.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 78%

 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% 0 355 297 144 15.5" 1536 864 LGD06A8
Typical m15 R4 Builds (Compare 140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware m15 R4

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