Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 51.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics14% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive80% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 04WT2G
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180625
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 22 '19 at 06:13
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4710MQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
51.2% Above average
1-Core 96.1
2-Core 162
62% 129 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 364
38% 297 Pts
64-Core 350
24% 350 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 880M
Dell(1028 05AA) ≥ 4GB
Driver: Ver. 9.18.13.3244
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
14% Very poor
Lighting 81.5
Reflection 67
Parallax 94.6
22% 81 fps
MRender 20
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 17.8
4% 15 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM841N mSATA 256GB
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM45D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 390 379 399 325 351 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
80% Excellent
Read 485
Write 358
Mixed 289
SusWrite 369
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 26.6
97% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 107
99% 158 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80%
Great: 96%
WD WD10JPLX-00MBPT0 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01H01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 118 119 113 117 114 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 142
Write 116
Mixed 33.4
SusWrite 116
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$56
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 109 111 110 108 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 102
Write 91.7
Mixed 30.1
SusWrite 108
60% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
73% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KN2M64-ETB 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
54.3% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.3
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 18.5
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 77.2
52% 77.2 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $209
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