Alienware 18

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics50.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemAlienware 18  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01W2J2
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150904
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 08:56
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i7-4710MQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
62.1% Good
SC Int 94.7
SC Float 98.8
SC Mixed 86.8
75% 93.4 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 309
QC Mixed 303
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 469
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 482
69% 459 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980M
Dell(1028 05AB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1126 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.19
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
50.7% Above average
Lighting 152
Reflection 142
Parallax 135
45% 143 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 149
Splatting 122
55% 129 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM84 256GB
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM46D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 482
Write 133
Mixed 190
58% 269 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 16.7
74% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 76.8
92% 163 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 92%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
176GB free
Firmware: 2BA30003 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Read 63.1
Write 67.7
Mixed 78.2
53% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.26
78% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6BFR8A-PB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
57% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.8
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 19.2
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 57%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 18 Builds (Compare 626 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 18

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $209
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