Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 85.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% 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 Drive57.3% 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
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141001
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:13
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$356
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
SC Int 104
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 425
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 789
MC Float 849
MC Mixed 834
123% 824 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 377
Parallax 396
123% 390 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 388
Splatting 246
127% 292 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 125%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 486
Write 149
Mixed 218
62% 284 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 15.2
85% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 24.4
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 75.3
61% 82.9 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 83%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
885GB free
Firmware: MX4OABX0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 149
Mixed 162
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.2
82% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 91.5%
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 (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
62.2% Good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 19.1
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 62.2%
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 1,930 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $806
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