Alienware 17 R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R5
Memory2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180529
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 23 '21 at 04:38
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
68.2% Good
Memory 75.1
1-Core 68.1
2-Core 165
60% 103 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 453
51% 394 Pts
64-Core 588
40% 588 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0888) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 389.12
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 41.9
Reflection 32
Parallax 33.1
34% 35.7 fps
Gravity 49
Splatting 0.7
50% 24.9 fps
Poor: 34% Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba Notebook SSHD 2.5" 1TB
690GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HEF01D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 61 58 52 47 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
24.7% Poor
Read 39
Write 70.2
Mixed 20.2
SusWrite 47.2
32% 44.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
38% 0.23 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
37.2% Below average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 10.5
36% 12.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 11.9
SC Mixed 12.1
34% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 90.2
44% 90.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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System: Alienware 17 R5

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