Alienware X51 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive189% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (21%). 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
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3850 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:26
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i5-6400-$182
0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
63% Good
SC Int 81.2
SC Float 94.9
SC Mixed 93.8
72% 90 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 314
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 335
MC Float 393
MC Mixed 337
53% 355 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
PNY(196E 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1571 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 195
Parallax 209
64% 203 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 195
Splatting 146
73% 171 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Cx2-8b512-q11 NVMe LITEON 512GB
339GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 48911QD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 767 876 889 848 742 627 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
189% Outstanding
Read 1,081
Write 843
Mixed 640
SusWrite 792
188% 839 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 56.9
192% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 932
DQ Write 758
DQ Mixed 640
535% 777 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 189%
Great: 221%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
929GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 185 180 178 183 184 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 122
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 181
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
78.9% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 24.5
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 22.6
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 77%
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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 1,052 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Alienware X51 R3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $508
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