Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 51.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics83.9% 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 Drive137% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
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
Memory24.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 15 '19 at 21:00
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
51.5% Above average
1-Core 76.5
2-Core 145
52% 111 Pts
4-Core 287
8-Core 562
52% 425 Pts
64-Core 547
37% 547 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 85%
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: 431.53
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Lighting 304
Reflection 325
Parallax 318
80% 316 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 310
Splatting 215
85% 246 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$106
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 340 349 330 315 295 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Read 883
Write 413
Mixed 578
SusWrite 336
123% 553 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 46
171% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 837
DQ Write 470
DQ Mixed 348
340% 551 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 137%
Great: 213%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
915GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 122 125 124 123 122 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 130
Write 115
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 124
72% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3H1 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
78.3% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 25.7
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 21
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 15 R3 Builds (Compare 6,153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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