Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics123% 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 Drive52.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141001
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:39
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 99
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 418
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 792
MC Float 848
MC Mixed 831
123% 824 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 365
Reflection 369
Parallax 430
120% 388 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 382
Splatting 238
125% 286 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 123%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 505
Write 142
Mixed 232
64% 293 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 33.5
4K Mixed 13.2
59% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 12.7
43% 94.9 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 82%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$50
875GB free
Firmware: MX4OABX0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 154
Write 155
Mixed 161
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6MFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
61.1% Good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 18.9
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 17.3
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 76%
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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 1,777 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $858
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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