Alienware 18

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 40%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics21.8% 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 Drive67.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
SystemAlienware 18  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0FT9KT
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 24 '18 at 21:02
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4940MX
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
40% Below average
1-Core 101
2-Core 185
68% 143 Pts
4-Core 91.9
8-Core 444
29% 268 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Poor: 22%
This bench: 40%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 M290X
Dell(1028 05AB) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1045.0
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
21.8% Poor
Lighting 74.2
Reflection 78.6
Parallax 113
21% 88.7 fps
MRender 57.8
Gravity 79.4
Splatting 82.7
23% 73.3 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$193
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 112 142 136 145 146 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 301
Write 205
Mixed 236
SusWrite 137
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 35.9
126% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 148
119% 166 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 83%
Liteonit DMT-80M6M-11 mSATA 80GB
74GB free
Firmware: DMH110B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 175 200 200 191 199 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 457
Write 200
Mixed 198
SusWrite 194
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 28
102% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 161
141% 211 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 75%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$40
461GB free
Firmware: AX0P2D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 47 56 58 59 58 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 80.5
Write 69.4
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 55.8
41% 57 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8KTF51264HZ-1G6E1 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
55.4% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.7
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 18 Builds (Compare 1,047 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

System: Alienware 18

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