Alienware 17 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 63.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics51% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive83.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
SystemAlienware 17 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R2
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:14
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-4980HQ
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
63.9% Good
SC Int 108
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 96
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 299
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 507
MC Mixed 510
75% 503 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980M
Dell(1028 0688) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9836
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
51% Above average
Lighting 162
Reflection 135
Parallax 150
49% 149 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 140
Splatting 110
53% 123 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 51%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon LGH-512V2G-11 M.2 2280 512GB
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FG9110A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 398 373 379 377 375 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 439
Write 379
Mixed 275
SusWrite 384
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 26.5
93% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 121
142% 245 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 99%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
905GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 122 122 123 121 122 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 139
Write 126
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 121
75% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73EB0-YK0 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
71.1% Very good
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 20.4
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 18.8
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R2 Builds (Compare 1,055 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17 R2

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