Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 178%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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. 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 82.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.1% 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 Drive131% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory20.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170512
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateSep 06 '17 at 04:16
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 237
86% 181 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 556
67% 505 Pts
64-Core 598
40% 598 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
Dell(1028 0778) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 374
Parallax 390
104% 386 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 369
Splatting 238
99% 281 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$400
728GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
565% Outstanding
Read 4,333
Write 78.2
Mixed 153
317% 1,522 MB/s
4K Read 961
4K Write 4.79
4K Mixed 4.73
1,465% 323 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 565%
Great: 299%
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 1,445
Write 352
Mixed 882
195% 893 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 41
147% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 33.1
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 154
114% 144 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 131%
Great: 143%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
708GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 99.7
Write 102
Mixed 89.9
73% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.19
77% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 76%
Asmt 2135 1TB
190GB free
Firmware: 0
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 17% Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4SFD824A.C16FBD 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 24.5
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 22.3
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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