Alienware 15 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive138% 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.
SystemAlienware 15 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 060W4T
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161112
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 08 '18 at 23:41
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
65.7% Good
SC Int 86.7
SC Float 89.4
SC Mixed 88.5
71% 88.2 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 326
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 474
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 514
76% 509 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 75%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0772) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
6.66% Terrible
Lighting 17.3
Reflection 178
Parallax 18.1
5% 71.1 fps
MRender 14.8
Gravity 15.1
Splatting 26.9
8% 18.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.66%
Great: 8%
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0772) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
65.4% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 191
Parallax 194
61% 194 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 182
Splatting 161
69% 162 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
96GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 1,075
Write 719
Mixed 918
201% 904 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 23.3
135% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 141
140% 225 MB/s
Poor: 93%
This bench: 138%
Great: 175%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
237GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 110
Write 107
Mixed 114
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.19
74% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.8% Good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 20.7
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 18
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 78%
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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 3,215 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

System: Alienware 15 R3

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