Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics97.5% 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 Drive261% 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 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory23.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 02:14
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Memory 84.3
1-Core 113
2-Core 216
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 513
57% 442 Pts
64-Core 523
35% 523 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.18
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97.5% Outstanding
Lighting 121
Reflection 198
Parallax 119
98% 146 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 124
Splatting 111
97% 113 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 673 432 425 414 407 407 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
261% Outstanding
Read 2,596
Write 2,235
Mixed 1,500
SusWrite 460
378% 1,698 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 85.2
290% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 989
DQ Write 764
DQ Mixed 892
663% 882 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 261%
Great: 283%
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB
388GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 387 396 390 350 402 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 366
Write 220
Mixed 160
SusWrite 375
63% 280 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 23.2
86% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 268
222% 321 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CRC 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 26.2
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 25.6
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 82%

 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 9 7 120 17.2" 1280 720 AUO1496
Typical 17 R4 Builds (Compare 4,842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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