Alienware 13 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
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 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 64.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive159% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). 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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemAlienware 13 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 13 R3
Memory1.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 20:58
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU 14%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
64.3% Good
SC Int 93.6
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 94.7
77% 96.5 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 307
69% 306 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 551
MC Mixed 486
76% 511 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0770) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
64.3% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 192
Parallax 192
60% 193 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 180
Splatting 153
68% 159 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 67%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Read 2,210
Write 304
Mixed 455
211% 989 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 36.9
154% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 96.6
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 82.9
73% 107 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 159%
Great: 194%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64HZ-2G3H1 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
41.1% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.1
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 12.8
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 13 R3 Builds (Compare 1,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Alienware 13 R3

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