Alienware 15 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics15.8% 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 Drive202% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemAlienware 15 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R4
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 01 '19 at 08:38
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Memory 86.2
1-Core 137
2-Core 256
91% 160 Pts
4-Core 507
8-Core 720
79% 613 Pts
64-Core 831
56% 831 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile Max-Q)
Dell(1028 0876) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1708 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
15.8% Very poor
Lighting 19.8
Reflection 8.19
Parallax 18.7
16% 15.6 fps
MRender 28.5
Gravity 20
Splatting 26
16% 24.8 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc400 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 40001E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1089 1314 1274 1321 771 812 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,098
Write 1,319
Mixed 849
SusWrite 1097
246% 1,091 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 52.7
177% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,031
DQ Write 613
DQ Mixed 570
492% 738 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 202%
Great: 244%
Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 170 166 171 171 172 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 150
Write 151
Mixed 74.3
SusWrite 164
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
212% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KCRXJ6-MIE 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 27.4
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 38.9
SC Mixed 27.8
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware 15 R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $36
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