Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.43% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.2% 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.
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 068R5X
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 21 '19 at 10:43
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU0%

 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 i7-4900MQ-$541
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
49.1% Average
1-Core 118
2-Core 175
73% 147 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 529
38% 337 Pts
64-Core 458
31% 458 Pts
Poor: 15%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05AA) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4963
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
2.43% Terrible
Lighting 15
Reflection 48
Parallax 23.2
4% 28.7 fps
MRender 8.5
Gravity 7.9
Splatting 19.7
2% 12 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.43%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LMT-256M6M mSATA 256GB
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DM8110D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 334 322 358 367 354 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 455
Write 351
Mixed 256
SusWrite 347
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 33.6
119% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 32.5
66% 130 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 91%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$68
698GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 124 124 125 124 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 124
Write 118
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 124
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16KTF1G64HZ-1G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
58.3% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 17
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 21
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 Builds (Compare 3,332 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $209
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