Alienware X51 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 80.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics31.1% 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)
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware X51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0PGRP5
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores, 1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140317
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 00:41
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
80.6% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 394
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 564
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 593
88% 586 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$170
AMD(1002 0B04) 2GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
31.1% Below average
Lighting 96.7
Reflection 75.3
Parallax 124
33% 98.6 fps
MRender 54.3
Gravity 79.2
Splatting 78.6
30% 70.7 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
78GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 107%
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 (94th percentile)
57.5% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 17
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 17.5
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 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 1,349 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: 74% - Very good Total price: $463
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