Alienware X51 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.6% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemAlienware X51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0PGRP5
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140317
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 08:26
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User BRN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
79% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 112
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 386
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 564
MC Float 589
MC Mixed 590
87% 581 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
69.6% Good
Lighting 217
Reflection 191
Parallax 226
68% 211 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 198
Splatting 156
71% 165 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 512GB-$289
200GB free
Firmware: P0614D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 516
Write 420
Mixed 457
103% 464 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 33.9
129% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 28.5
DQ Write 92.8
DQ Mixed 21.2
28% 47.5 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 109%
ASMT 2115 1TB
201GB free, PID 1153
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 125
Write 119
Mixed 102
146% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.33
98% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5173DB0-CK0 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
57.5% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.1
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 17.2
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X51 R2 Builds (Compare 1,489 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Alienware X51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $450
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