Alienware Area-51 R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 120%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% 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 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0HJ5Y7
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display5120 x 2880 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 03:04
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-7820X-$470
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 145
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 545
QC Float 582
QC Mixed 566
128% 564 Pts
MC Int 1,378
MC Float 1557
MC Mixed 1,465
219% 1,467 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 120%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 570
Reflection 513
Parallax 587
178% 557 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 535
Splatting 296
161% 363 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 168%
Great: 179%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
2TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 158
Write 145
Mixed 144
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.22
78% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2934 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
63.2% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 18.7
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 10
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 100%
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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 R4 Builds (Compare 113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO

System: Alienware Area-51 R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,681
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