Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
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 70.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics85.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive161% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (49%). 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.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 15 R3
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime8.3 Days
Run DateDec 06 '20 at 01:26
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 49%
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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Memory 90.4
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 176
70% 116 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 544
51% 411 Pts
64-Core 551
37% 551 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 (Mobile Max-Q)
Dell(1028 07C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1708 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 443.25
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Lighting 102
Reflection 123
Parallax 107
83% 111 fps
MRender 104
Gravity 110
Splatting 104
88% 106 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 378 305 362 391 368 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 1,420
Write 1,275
Mixed 736
SusWrite 360
211% 948 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 45.1
174% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 766
DQ Write 550
DQ Mixed 332
336% 549 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 161%
Great: 205%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
497GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 106 108 109 108 109 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 111
Write 109
Mixed 27.9
SusWrite 107
64% 89 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
107% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 23.8
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R3 Builds (Compare 3,363 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
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System: Alienware 15 R3

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