Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive133% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0W7M01
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime7.4 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:12
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
56.9% Above average
SC Int 73.7
SC Float 80.2
SC Mixed 78.9
62% 77.6 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 282
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 439
MC Mixed 414
63% 419 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.14
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Lighting 30
Reflection 30
Parallax 106
18% 55.4 fps
MRender 18.1
Gravity 144
Splatting 128
41% 96.6 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 1,334
Write 498
Mixed 496
169% 776 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 27.3
124% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 15.1
78% 180 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 133%
Great: 144%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
403GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
59% Above average
Read 110
Write 95.2
Mixed 96.1
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.18
67% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 59%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
70.9% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 21.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 21.6
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R3 Builds (Compare 3,585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $319Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $152Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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