Alienware M17xR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.85% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive41.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemAlienware M17xR4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware M17xR4
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130131
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 09 '21 at 19:23
Run Duration255 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3630QM-$420
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Memory 77.6
1-Core 66.1
2-Core 131
57% 91.5 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 342
37% 286 Pts
64-Core 346
23% 346 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0551) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
2.85% Terrible
Lighting 4.1
Reflection 19.8
Parallax 2.9
3% 8.93 fps
MRender 5.2
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 5
2% 4.2 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.85%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 mSATA 64GB
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 148 164 161 162 162 MB/s
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.7% Average
Read 241
Write 161
Mixed 167
SusWrite 158
41% 182 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 14.7
56% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 55
DQ Mixed 87.6
73% 108 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 62%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$60
414GB free
Firmware: M3CR033
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 396 454 438 383 362 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 421
Mixed 390
SusWrite 407
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 34.5
107% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 283
229% 324 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 125%
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$45
112GB free
Firmware: O1230C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 59 55 55 55 57 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 442
Write 312
Mixed 338
SusWrite 94.9
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 24.5
4K Mixed 19
60% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 131
129% 207 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 95%
PNY OU3 3.0 16GB
10GB free, PID 6101
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.6 9.7 9.8 10 11 11 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
18.4% Very poor
Read 94.1
Write 17.9
Mixed 6
SusWrite 10.1
29% 32 MB/s
4K Read 9.5
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
42% 3.23 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 18.4%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata AM1L16BC4R1-B1PS Hynix HMT351S6EFR8A-PB Micron 16KTF51264HZ-1G6M1 Hynix HMT351S6EFR8A-PB 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
52.2% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 16.7
54% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 13.4
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 85.2
47% 85.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 52%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 6: 1R 0G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
6% 5% 39 26 5 60 17.3" 1920 1080 LGD02DA
History: Score 7: 1R 0G 2B | Score 6: 1R 0G 1B
Typical M17xR4 Builds (Compare 1,171 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $500
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