Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Drive62.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141001
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 02:03
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-5960X-$1,026
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 105
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 447
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 440
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 1131
MC Float 1,197
MC Mixed 1,183
175% 1,170 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan X-$1,096
Nvidia(10DE 1132) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 524
Reflection 283
Parallax 344
134% 384 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 277
Splatting 176
92% 211 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 130%
Great: 130%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 1TB-$252
781GB free
Firmware: P1021A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 503
Write 338
Mixed 353
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 27.7
4K Mixed 7.46
50% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 64.5
77% 137 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A1G43DB0-CPB 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 46.6
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 39.9
122% 42.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 20.2
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
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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 R2 Builds (Compare 901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $874
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