Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 68%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics99.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive109% 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 (15%). 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 082CGY
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime6.4 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:14
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 15%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 as expected (47th percentile)
68% Good
SC Int 93.4
SC Float 96
SC Mixed 95.2
76% 94.9 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 336
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 510
MC Float 582
MC Mixed 488
79% 527 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 68%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.54
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 315
Parallax 298
93% 306 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 286
Splatting 240
104% 243 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 145 132 109 124 122 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 949
Write 455
Mixed 208
SusWrite 131
95% 436 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 35.2
129% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 807
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 150
210% 404 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 109%
Great: 146%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
708GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 133 133 136 130 135 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 134
Write 127
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 133
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.7% Good
MC Read 27
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 21.1
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 16.5
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.7%
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 3,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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