Alienware 17

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 43%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.13% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive53.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware 17  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 068R5X
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime8.9 Days
Run DateMar 30 '21 at 21:35
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4710MQ-$135
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
43% Average
Memory 63.8
1-Core 36.4
2-Core 51.2
36% 50.5 Pts
4-Core 121
8-Core 247
23% 184 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05AA) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4463
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
2.13% Terrible
Lighting 3.6
Reflection 44.3
Parallax 6.9
3% 18.3 fps
MRender 7.2
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 0.6
1% 2.77 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.13%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$59
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 506ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 142 149 130 120 161 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 302
Write 182
Mixed 201
SusWrite 141
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 44.8
4K Mixed 26.2
82% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 110
98% 144 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 86%
Crucial M550 mSATA 128GB-$81
119GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 272 333 244 220 285 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 387
Write 330
Mixed 284
SusWrite 282
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 25.1
113% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 222
192% 283 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 100%
Samsung Spinpoint MP4 2.5" 640GB
595GB free
Firmware: 2AK10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 114 116 101 108 113 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 105
Write 81.5
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 110
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
173% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI16D3LS1KFG/8G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
49.3% Average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 13.1
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 17 Builds (Compare 1,534 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $209
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