Alienware m15

Performance Results

Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 79%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics90% 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 Drive124% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware m15  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0DH3P0
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200224
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 09 '20 at 16:16
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-8950HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Memory 93.8
1-Core 132
2-Core 254
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 710
76% 594 Pts
64-Core 814
55% 814 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 (Mobile Max-Q)
Dell(1028 08A1) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver.
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
90% Excellent
Lighting 382
Reflection 340
Parallax 407
100% 376 fps
MRender 294
Gravity 309
Splatting 218
90% 274 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 90%
Great: 100%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC401 SK hy 512GB
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 73 81 76 77 65 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 1,352
Write 89
Mixed 155
SusWrite 78.5
89% 419 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 35.7
151% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 791
DQ Write 94.9
DQ Mixed 139
179% 342 MB/s
Poor: 93%
This bench: 124%
Great: 201%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$60
451GB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 102 103 103 102 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 74.5
Write 107
Mixed 56
SusWrite 101
62% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64HZ-2G6D1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
79.9% Very good
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 22.5
80% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 26
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical m15 Builds (Compare 2,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 58%

System: Alienware m15

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $41
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