Alienware X51 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 76.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics12.5% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemAlienware X51 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 026CD3
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150911
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:59
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-6700-$307
0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
76.9% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 114
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 361
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 572
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 619
92% 614 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 745 (OEM)-$60
Nvidia(10DE 1065) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1032 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
12.5% Very poor
Lighting 39.3
Reflection 34.3
Parallax 32.2
11% 35.3 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 37.5
Splatting 33.1
13% 31.6 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 12.5%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
492GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 129
Write 116
Mixed 93.2
84% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.34
95% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
75.2% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X51 R3 Builds (Compare 992 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Alienware X51 R3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $507
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