Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

Gaming 117%
Desktop 122%
Workstation 106%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics125% 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 Drive169% 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 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 16:53
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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 i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 155
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 538
QC Float 561
QC Mixed 553
125% 550 Pts
MC Int 964
MC Float 1084
MC Mixed 996
152% 1,014 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 114%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0877) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 389.12
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 374
Parallax 412
124% 393 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 388
Splatting 242
126% 288 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 125%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$199
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 2,240
Write 332
Mixed 536
222% 1,036 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 35.3
141% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 96
144% 270 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 169%
Great: 180%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 124
Write 121
Mixed 124
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.17
61% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 23.4
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.5
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $199
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