Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics142% 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 Drive165% 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, , 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180522
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '18 at 06:49
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 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 i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
78.6% Very good
1-Core 122
2-Core 243
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 771
76% 605 Pts
64-Core 920
62% 920 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 579
Reflection 528
Parallax 590
150% 565 fps
MRender 281
Gravity 580
Splatting 303
132% 388 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 142%
Great: 142%
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0877) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Lighting 313
Reflection 328
Parallax 305
80% 315 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 299
Splatting 245
80% 250 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 525GB-$140
218GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 477
Write 335
Mixed 338
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 22.1
89% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 44.6
80% 159 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 100%
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
165% Outstanding
Read 2,284
Write 569
Mixed 538
243% 1,131 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 20.7
123% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 99.8
DQ Mixed 90.7
62% 73.5 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 165%
Great: 181%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
443GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 94.4
Write 107
Mixed 105
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.18
65% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 26.1
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 34.9
SC Mixed 27.1
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $50
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