Alienware X51 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 97.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
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 X51 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 026CD3
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:09
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 i5-6600K-$216
0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 506
115% 505 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 538
MC Mixed 518
78% 520 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
EVGA(3842 1982) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Lighting 249
Reflection 228
Parallax 242
76% 240 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 230
Splatting 160
80% 185 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$50
444GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0004SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
53.1% Above average
Read 97.2
Write 88
Mixed 92.4
70% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.36
89% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 27.6
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 32.7
SC Mixed 26.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 80%
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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 927 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Alienware X51 R3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $514
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