Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 70%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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
Memory18.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:51
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 34%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
70% Good
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 77.7
SC Mixed 63
58% 72.4 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 399
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 540
MC Float 592
MC Mixed 580
85% 571 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 70%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
Dell(1028 0778) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 22.21.13.8569
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.2% Good
Lighting 44
Reflection 30
Parallax 264
38% 113 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 251
Splatting 202
83% 194 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
895GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 128
Write 129
Mixed 128
97% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.19
70% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 77%
SK hynix SC308 SATA 128GB
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6MFR8N-UH ABD4162C KHX2400C14S4/16G 24GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
66.9% Good
MC Read 26
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 21
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 15.8
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R4 Builds (Compare 5,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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