Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics146% 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 Drive116% 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.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory25.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, , 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 17 '17 at 20:48
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
79.4% Very good
1-Core 121
2-Core 248
86% 185 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 641
69% 534 Pts
64-Core 602
40% 602 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$800
Dell(1028 120F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2977 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
146% Outstanding
Lighting 585
Reflection 555
Parallax 662
154% 601 fps
MRender 281
Gravity 564
Splatting 297
146% 380 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 146%
Great: 145%
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2602 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 373
Parallax 388
107% 389 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 384
Splatting 240
102% 285 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Portable SSD T3 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 0
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 434
Write 404
Mixed 422
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 27.5
89% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 27.3
44% 85.3 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 80%
Samsung PM830 mSATA 256GB
153GB free
Firmware: CXM03D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 476
Write 342
Mixed 425
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 21
91% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 96.7
DQ Mixed 72.5
82% 144 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 80%
Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 1,088
Write 391
Mixed 582
150% 687 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 15.8
126% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 21.6
89% 199 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 116%
Great: 139%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3B1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 25.7
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 24.7
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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