Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 77.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics29% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive105% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (68%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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
SystemAlienware 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory24.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190118
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 07:35
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 68%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
77.3% Very good
Memory 84.7
1-Core 113
2-Core 195
78% 131 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 607
62% 492 Pts
64-Core 604
40% 604 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 07C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29% Poor
Lighting 34.8
Reflection 40.2
Parallax 32.6
28% 35.9 fps
MRender 49.8
Gravity 34.8
Splatting 45.4
30% 43.3 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 29%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$115
580GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 418 419 430 433 432 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 455
Mixed 288
SusWrite 425
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 39.5
146% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 279
225% 318 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 105%
Great: 135%
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$36
237GB free
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 702 332 326 333 329 330 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
198% Outstanding
Read 1,750
Write 1,041
Mixed 1,111
SusWrite 392
238% 1,074 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 64.6
222% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 627
DQ Write 940
DQ Mixed 626
518% 731 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 198%
Great: 191%
Seagate BUP Slim WH 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 105 106 107 108 111 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 55.7
Write 127
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 103
71% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.7
193% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3H1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
78.4% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 25.1
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 22.5
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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System: Alienware 17 R4

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