Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 09G12C
Memory60.8 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170320
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 20:11
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i7-6900K-$1,022
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
SC Int 110
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 114
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 437
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 1,055
MC Float 1,206
MC Mixed 1,140
170% 1,134 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$497
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 477
Reflection 367
Parallax 397
133% 414 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 379
Splatting 240
121% 284 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 134%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$618
802GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 2,211
Write 1,783
Mixed 1,944
441% 1,979 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 52.4
4K Mixed 35.6
125% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 110
128% 215 MB/s
Poor: 195%
This bench: 248%
Great: 326%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$445
630GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 490
Mixed 514
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 36.4
4K Mixed 31.5
100% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 100
118% 198 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 93%
Great: 122%
Liteon CV3-CE512-11 SATA 512GB
284GB free
Firmware: TC9110D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 489
Mixed 511
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 43.6
4K Mixed 41
119% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 11.2
71% 159 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64AZ-2G1B1 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 49.5
MC Write 49.8
MC Mixed 42.2
135% 47.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.9
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 119%
Great: 120%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $899
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