Alienware X51

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 17%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 61.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.96% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
SystemAlienware X51  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 08PG26
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120725
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 23:21
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 i5-2320-$88
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
61.6% Good
SC Int 82
SC Float 81.2
SC Mixed 82.1
65% 81.8 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 324
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 306
MC Float 323
MC Mixed 324
48% 317 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 545
Nvidia(10DE 091D) 1GB
CLim: 870 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
8.96% Terrible
Lighting 25.2
Reflection 25.5
Parallax 21.1
7% 23.9 fps
MRender 23.9
Gravity 24.7
Splatting 23.9
10% 24.2 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 8.96%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$56
694GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 131
Write 114
Mixed 104
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.36
96% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-H9 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
52% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 15.6
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X51 Builds (Compare 1,354 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 64%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Alienware X51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $694
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