Alienware Area-51 R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive248% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0HJ5Y7
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180306
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:03
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i9-7900X-$904
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 513
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 1,695
MC Float 1,908
MC Mixed 1,833
271% 1,812 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 118%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.25
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 481
Reflection 235
Parallax 238
122% 318 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 270
Splatting 210
97% 225 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
787GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY74D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1129 1202 1197 1205 1203 1202 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 1,879
Write 1,508
Mixed 899
SusWrite 1,190
306% 1,369 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 58.4
189% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 1,096
DQ Write 768
DQ Mixed 883
673% 916 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 248%
Great: 273%
OCZ Vertex 4 512GB-$448
362GB free
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 425 449 447 447 447 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 351
Write 433
Mixed 317
SusWrite 438
87% 385 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 34.2
138% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 324
242% 322 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 109%
WD Black 4TB (2013)-$150
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 135 135 136 136 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 129
Write 126
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 135
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.2
234% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 98%
WD My Book Duo 0A10 6TB
4TB free, PID 0a10
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 154 155 155 155 154 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 146
Write 143
Mixed 83.1
SusWrite 155
177% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.2
116% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston XJ69DF-HYA 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2934 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 57.2
MC Mixed 32.1
120% 41.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 10.2
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 79.7
50% 79.7 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 104%
Great: 136%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Area-51 R4 Builds (Compare 129 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 135%
UFO

System: Alienware Area-51 R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,594
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