Alienware 17 R4

Performance Results

Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop 63%
Workstation 46%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics33.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive99.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 17 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware 17 R4
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 10 '18 at 01:15
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
66.5% Good
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 88.7
SC Mixed 86.7
70% 86.9 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 339
QC Mixed 341
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 428
MC Float 489
MC Mixed 464
69% 461 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 0777) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
33.9% Below average
Lighting 29.9
Reflection 30.1
Parallax 142
22% 67.2 fps
MRender 17.9
Gravity 150
Splatting 133
43% 100 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
177GB free
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 1,012
Write 401
Mixed 608
148% 674 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 56.2
4K Mixed 14.1
69% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 21
98% 221 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 140%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 119
Write 128
Mixed 130
95% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.18
72% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
73.4% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.2
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.4%
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 17 R4 Builds (Compare 3,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 75%
Desktop 62%
Workstation 49%

System: Alienware 17 R4

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