Alienware X51 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 71.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive95.5% 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.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware X51 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 026CD3
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 06:35
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i7-6700-$299
0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
71.3% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 332
77% 341 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 633
MC Mixed 579
86% 574 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 58% Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
114GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 384
Mixed 404
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 39.9
142% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 79.4
88% 151 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
473GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 153
Write 154
Mixed 120
106% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.26
97% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown-135-K 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
81.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 26.2
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 20.8
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 96%
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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 866 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Alienware X51 R3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $499
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HDDRAMUSB
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