Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 80%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics43.5% 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)
Boot Drive91.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory23 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160608
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 21:48
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
80% Excellent
SC Int 101
SC Float 98.4
SC Mixed 99.3
80% 99.5 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 395
QC Mixed 395
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 747
MC Float 801
MC Mixed 787
116% 778 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
43.5% Average
Lighting 151
Reflection 122
Parallax 132
45% 135 fps
MRender 79.8
Gravity 128
Splatting 87.1
43% 98.2 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
271GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 432
Mixed 468
105% 473 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 20.8
111% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 59
102% 199 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 105%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
590GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7S0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 118
Write 144
Mixed 159
106% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.17
56% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 44.4
MC Write 43.2
MC Mixed 42.4
124% 43.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 21.9
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 111%
Great: 119%
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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 1,624 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $901
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