Alienware 13 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 70.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics9.16% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive170% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 13 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 13 R3
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 07:07
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
70.4% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 332
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 592
MC Mixed 554
82% 552 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0770) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
9.16% Terrible
Lighting 23.2
Reflection 184
Parallax 24.7
7% 77.2 fps
MRender 23.4
Gravity 20.3
Splatting 34.9
10% 26.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 9.16%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv1t02 NVMe TOSHIBA 1024GB
657GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 1,993
Write 918
Mixed 1,219
303% 1,377 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 17.2
108% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 30.2
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 22.2
31% 55.2 MB/s
Poor: 105%
This bench: 170%
Great: 239%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3H1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 24.8
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 23.3
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79%
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 13 R3 Builds (Compare 1,319 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Alienware 13 R3

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