Alienware X51 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive114% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware X51 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 026CD3
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:29
Run Duration375 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-6400-$182
0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
71.4% Very good
SC Int 94.2
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 91.5
77% 95.9 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 339
QC Mixed 381
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 375
MC Float 399
MC Mixed 390
58% 388 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
MSI(1462 8C9A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 204
Parallax 214
68% 214 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 210
Splatting 161
75% 174 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM871b M.2 2280 256GB
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MVT22D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 492
Mixed 502
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 38.4
163% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 140
152% 255 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 114%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
917GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 162
Mixed 148
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.29
106% 1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 113%
WDC WD75 00AACS-65D6B0 750GB
297GB free, PID 0c31
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
19.4% Very poor
Read 36.6
Write 33.5
Mixed 11.2
32% 27.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.33
87% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 19%
SanDisk Cruzer Fit 32GB
25GB free, PID 5571
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
6.65% Terrible
Read 21.5
Write 3.88
Mixed 3.55
9% 9.66 MB/s
4K Read 4.41
4K Write 0.53
4K Mixed 1.45
84% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.65%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
70.6% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.1
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 18.8
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 79%
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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 1,065 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Alienware X51 R3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $518
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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