Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 23.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics5.54% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive85.2% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory19.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180910
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 24 '23 at 19:42
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
23.8% Poor
Memory 28.9
1-Core 31
2-Core 56.7
23% 38.9 Pts
4-Core 101
8-Core 163
16% 132 Pts
64-Core 148
9% 148 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 23.8%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0776) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 31.0.101.2111
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
5.54% Terrible
Lighting 5.9
Reflection 85.5
Parallax 6.7
5% 32.7 fps
MRender 8.1
Gravity 5.8
Splatting 10.7
7% 8.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.54%
Great: 6%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Sabrent SB-2130-1TB 1TB
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R21B47.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 742 726 818 860 730 892 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 428
Write 510
Mixed 490
SusWrite 795
126% 556 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 15.4
4K Mixed 13.1
42% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 133
102% 139 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 331%
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$94
870GB free
Firmware: 2B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 778 742 836 880 947 921 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 582
Write 508
Mixed 563
SusWrite 850
142% 626 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 16.1
4K Mixed 13.2
44% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 137
102% 137 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 95%
Great: 365%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown CT16G4SFRA32A.C8FF 009C3523 HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 24GB
2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
31% Below average
MC Read 11.9
MC Write 12.7
MC Mixed 11.6
34% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 4.3
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 5.7
16% 5.53 GB/s
Latency 261
15% 261 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 65 49 60 17.2" 1920 1080 AUO109D
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Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Alienware 17 R4

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