Alienware 15 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 78.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics128% 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 Drive146% 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.
SystemAlienware 15 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0X70NC
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 26 '18 at 00:00
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
78.7% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 244
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 649
67% 529 Pts
64-Core 646
43% 646 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 502
Reflection 475
Parallax 529
132% 502 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 495
Splatting 261
128% 332 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 128%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
146% Outstanding
Read 1,584
Write 561
Mixed 775
213% 973 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 23.2
153% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 39.6
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 22.8
37% 68 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 146%
Great: 174%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
655GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 124
Write 120
Mixed 130
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.19
77% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
76.2% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23.5
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 24.4
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.2%
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 15 R2 Builds (Compare 2,975 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 15 R2

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Intel Core i7-9700K $360Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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