Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics127% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Very high background CPU (79%). 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170914
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:17
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 79%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
79.4% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 108
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 397
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 614
MC Mixed 574
86% 575 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 91%
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: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 403
Reflection 380
Parallax 438
128% 407 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 389
Splatting 244
126% 287 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 127%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5512GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
476GB free
Firmware: 4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
214% Outstanding
Read 1,631
Write 970
Mixed 1,215
282% 1,272 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 66.5
214% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 550
DQ Write 453
DQ Mixed 245
253% 416 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 214%
Great: 164%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
867GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
73% Very good
Read 128
Write 126
Mixed 112
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.14
58% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 73%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43BB1-CRC 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 25.8
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 24.5
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 82%
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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 5,386 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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