Alienware X51

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 62.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive68.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware X51  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0KM92T
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120816
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 01:16
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i7-3770-$350
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
62.1% Good
SC Int 96.6
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 97.4
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 279
67% 294 Pts
MC Int 521
MC Float 521
MC Mixed 524
78% 522 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$240
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Lighting 214
Reflection 181
Parallax 316
78% 237 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 205
Splatting 134
71% 163 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 242 238 242 243 236 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
68.9% Good
Read 260
Write 246
Mixed 233
SusWrite 238
55% 244 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 35.2
112% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 197
148% 197 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF1G64AZ-1G6D1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
56.8% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 17.2
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 18.3
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical X51 Builds (Compare 1,566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Alienware X51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $630
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HDDRAMUSB
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