Alienware 17 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics63.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive37.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB 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.
SystemAlienware 17 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0GH72M
Memory0.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 14:11
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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 i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
58.3% Above average
SC Int 81.9
SC Float 88.6
SC Mixed 84.6
68% 85 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 297
QC Mixed 284
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 403
62% 411 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
PNY(196E 11D7) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9836
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.6% Good
Lighting 220
Reflection 173
Parallax 196
66% 197 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 162
Splatting 141
62% 146 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 41 69 114 51 37 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
37.8% Below average
Read 430
Write 77.3
Mixed 93
SusWrite 62.9
36% 166 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 12.5
4K Mixed 6.9
43% 12.6 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 20.9
DQ Mixed 30
39% 74.5 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 53%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
814GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 81 60 76 93 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
23.7% Poor
Read 1.5
Write 104
Mixed 9.5
SusWrite 80.9
35% 48.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 23.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451S6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
53.7% Above average
MC Read 23
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 17.6
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 8.8
36% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 277
14% 277 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 R3 Builds (Compare 2,504 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Alienware 17 R3

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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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