Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics56.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150713
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 05:12
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 102
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 103
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 399
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 784
MC Float 840
MC Mixed 826
122% 817 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Nvidia(10DE 1033) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Lighting 232
Reflection 101
Parallax 168
65% 167 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 146
Splatting 83.8
50% 114 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 2.5 7mm 128GB
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT08D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 37% Great: 67%
Seagate Expansion+ 1TB
609GB free
Firmware: 0706
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
23.5% Poor
Read 39.6
Write 41.7
Mixed 39.6
30% 40.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.31
85% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 23.5%
Great: 62%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$56
385GB free
Firmware: MX4OABX0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 162
Mixed 147
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.2
91% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A5143DB0-CPB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 32.9
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.1
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 101%
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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 1,789 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $861
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