Alienware 18

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics36.6% 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 Drive93.9% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware 18  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01W2J2
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 10 '19 at 22:49
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4810MQ-$400
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Memory 83.4
1-Core 109
2-Core 203
77% 132 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 556
63% 484 Pts
64-Core 555
37% 555 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 880M
Dell(1028 05AB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 993 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
36.6% Below average
Lighting 143
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 105
38% 109 fps
MRender 79.5
Gravity 114
Splatting 71.8
22% 88.4 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LMT-256L9M-11 MSATA 256GB
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HM8110B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 369 413 413 385 415 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 401
Mixed 287
SusWrite 400
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 30.5
115% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 213
196% 302 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 96%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$100
623GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 90 94 92 93 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 94.3
Write 97.5
Mixed 54
SusWrite 92.5
62% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73DB0-YK0 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
56.9% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.3
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 20.5
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 70%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Alienware 18

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