Alienware 17 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics129% 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 Drive193% 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.
SystemAlienware 17 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R3
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160129
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 03 '17 at 00:46
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
77.8% Very good
1-Core 118
2-Core 230
82% 174 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 635
68% 531 Pts
64-Core 631
42% 631 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
EVGA(3842 6693) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 514
Reflection 519
Parallax 606
135% 546 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 491
Splatting 279
129% 347 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 129%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB 1TB
782GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 1,587
Write 893
Mixed 1,025
258% 1,168 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 45.4
190% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 428
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 182
194% 323 MB/s
Poor: 92%
This bench: 193%
Great: 196%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
904GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 127
Write 126
Mixed 125
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.21
80% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 77%
WD My Passport 07A8 1TB
181GB free, PID 07a8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
39.6% Below average
Read 86.8
Write 92.6
Mixed 76.6
110% 85.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.19
83% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GS6MFR8N-TF 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 26.8
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R3 Builds (Compare 4,205 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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System: Alienware 17 R3

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