Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 90.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics31.3% 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 Drive104% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170320
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 19:02
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-5820K-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
SC Int 117
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 440
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 854
MC Float 904
MC Mixed 894
132% 884 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$170
AMD(1002 0B04) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 14.201.1005.0
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Lighting 93
Reflection 77.5
Parallax 112
30% 94.3 fps
MRender 55.7
Gravity 85.1
Splatting 79.4
31% 73.4 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$136
166GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 497
Mixed 407
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 41.2
150% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 17.7
DQ Mixed 48.3
56% 102 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 104%
Great: 123%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$62
95GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 520
Write 138
Mixed 185
61% 281 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 14.1
102% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 35.6
DQ Write 89.9
DQ Mixed 39.9
37% 55.1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 65%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$85
2TB free
Firmware: MX6O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 155
Mixed 146
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.21
93% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 111%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 172
Mixed 153
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.24
109% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A5143DB0-CPB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 36.2
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 22.1
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
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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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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
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System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $820
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