Alienware 17 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics140% 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 Drive164% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0M5CM7
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170728
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 11 '17 at 19:51
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
1-Core 126
2-Core 245
88% 185 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 657
71% 549 Pts
64-Core 661
44% 661 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 78%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan Xp
Nvidia(10DE 123F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 538
Reflection 519
Parallax 565
141% 541 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 548
Splatting 271
140% 355 fps
Poor: 123%
This bench: 140%
Great: 152%
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0708) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4590
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
5.33% Terrible
Lighting 20.8
Reflection 380
Parallax 21.5
6% 141 fps
MRender 19.1
Gravity 17.9
Splatting 33
5% 23.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.33%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Read 1,431
Write 551
Mixed 774
201% 919 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 38.1
174% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 540
DQ Write 384
DQ Mixed 169
206% 364 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 164%
Great: 174%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$318
32GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 382
Mixed 421
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 31.2
126% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 139
154% 262 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64HZ-2G1A2 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 23.5
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 76%
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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 4,208 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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