Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics77.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive157% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 99% 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.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210909
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 05:17
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Memory 87.2
1-Core 97.9
2-Core 184
74% 123 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 550
58% 452 Pts
64-Core 494
33% 494 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0778) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 30.0.14.9676
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Lighting 98.5
Reflection 119
Parallax 94.5
80% 104 fps
MRender 91.1
Gravity 94.5
Splatting 101
76% 95.6 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 307 309 314 313 267 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Read 1,230
Write 476
Mixed 1,016
SusWrite 304
168% 756 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 62.3
224% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 585
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 336
279% 409 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 157%
Great: 168%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
778GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 124 125 125 126 108 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 121
Write 125
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 121
70% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6MFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
77% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 22.4
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 24.2
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 20: 2R 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
20% 30% 27 111 7 60 17.2" 1920 1080 AUO109D
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Desktop
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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