Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (5th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 95 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 23.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Boot Drive90.5% 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.
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 (83%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '19 at 23:23
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 83%

 PC Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
23.3% Poor
Memory 35.7
1-Core 16.4
2-Core 29.4
19% 27.2 Pts
4-Core 60.2
8-Core 108
10% 84.2 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 23.3%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC400 SK hy 512GB
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 883 787 495 394 424 362 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 766
Write 824
Mixed 608
SusWrite 558
155% 689 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 22.7
4K Mixed 18.6
60% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 161
120% 161 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 251%
Kingston FCR-HS219/1 32GB
26GB free, PID 6148
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 12 12 12 12 12 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
5.78% Terrible
Read 13.5
Write 11.3
Mixed 11.7
SusWrite 12.1
16% 12.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
28% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 5.78%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
42% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 17.5
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 4.5
SC Write 7.1
SC Mixed 7
18% 6.2 GB/s
Latency 223
18% 223 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 42%
Great: 78%

 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 17 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $50
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