Alienware M15x

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 20%
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 15.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics5.72% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive34.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware M15x  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:27
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 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 Q 720-$100
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
15.4% Very poor
SC Int 21.2
SC Float 23.5
SC Mixed 22.4
18% 22.4 Pts
QC Int 77
QC Float 82.6
QC Mixed 74.5
18% 78 Pts
MC Int 109
MC Float 118
MC Mixed 114
17% 114 Pts
Poor: 14%
This bench: 15.4%
Great: 36%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 260M
Dell(1028 02A2) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.74
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
5.72% Terrible
Lighting 22.3
Reflection 18.7
Parallax 7.8
5% 16.3 fps
MRender 13.9
Gravity 16.9
Splatting 11.1
6% 14 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.72%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 320 Series 120GB-$89
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10365
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 131 130 125 116 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 221
Write 133
Mixed 133
SusWrite 121
34% 152 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 17.4
4K Mixed 12.9
44% 14 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 69.1
DQ Mixed 66
59% 90.3 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 99U5469-053.A00LF 02FE EBJ21UE8BDS0-DJ-F 6GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
28.2% Poor
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 8.2
28% 9.93 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 6.8
16% 5.77 GB/s
Latency 96.9
41% 96.9 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M15x Builds (Compare 421 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation 22%

System: Alienware M15x

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $150
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