Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 68.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.79% 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 Drive215% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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.
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171024
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 12:22
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU 100%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
68.7% Good
SC Int 81
SC Float 90.4
SC Mixed 85.6
68% 85.7 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 339
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 610
MC Float 610
MC Mixed 667
94% 629 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0778) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4708
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
8.79% Terrible
Lighting 23.2
Reflection 341
Parallax 22.3
7% 129 fps
MRender 18.4
Gravity 21.2
Splatting 35.7
10% 25.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.79%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv1t02 NVMe TOSHIBA 1024GB
758GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 2,347
Write 901
Mixed 1,296
332% 1,515 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 44.2
177% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 121
134% 226 MB/s
Poor: 105%
This bench: 215%
Great: 239%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
562GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 121
Write 106
Mixed 96.6
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.19
70% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3E1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
76.2% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 25.3
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 16.4
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.2%
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 17 R4 Builds (Compare 4,936 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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