Alienware Area 51

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 42.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics21.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive24% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
SystemAlienware Area 51  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XDJ4C
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20101109
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:54
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i7-920-$179
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
42.3% Average
SC Int 63.7
SC Float 65.6
SC Mixed 64.9
52% 64.7 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 195
48% 209 Pts
MC Int 317
MC Float 343
MC Mixed 332
50% 331 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Nvidia(10DE 1380) 2GB
CLim: 1359 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
21.5% Poor
Lighting 60
Reflection 41.6
Parallax 53
18% 51.5 fps
MRender 55.4
Gravity 70.2
Splatting 41.2
24% 55.6 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 21.5%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM800 2.5" 128GB
38GB free
Firmware: VBM25D1Q Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
24% Poor
Read 194
Write 77.6
Mixed 78.9
26% 117 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 8.58
4K Mixed 6.06
37% 10.3 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 8.08
DQ Mixed 5.01
7% 13.4 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 24%
Great: 32%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
453GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 148
Write 129
Mixed 119
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.21
57% 0.54 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 80GB (2007)-$25
53GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 83.3
Write 80.7
Mixed 74.6
60% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.47
119% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 3 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
24.8% Poor
MC Read 8.5
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 6.1
20% 7.13 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 7.5
25% 8.67 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.8%
Great: 61%
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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 Builds (Compare 307 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Alienware Area 51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $408
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