Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
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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 76.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics171% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/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
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '17 at 17:45
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
76.9% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 367
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 601
MC Mixed 569
84% 560 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$709
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Lighting 553
Reflection 530
Parallax 630
180% 571 fps
MRender 273
Gravity 549
Splatting 293
165% 372 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 171%
Great: 175%
Intel HD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0778) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4708
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
8.64% Terrible
Lighting 22
Reflection 391
Parallax 22.3
7% 145 fps
MRender 21.6
Gravity 19.8
Splatting 33.1
10% 24.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.64%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon CV3-8D128-11 SATA 128GB
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T87110D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 490
Mixed 499
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 35
122% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 110
137% 245 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 102%
Great: 87%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
592GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
69% Good
Read 121
Write 120
Mixed 118
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.21
72% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 69%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
75.4% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 21.5
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 24.5
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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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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