Alienware X51 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 77.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemAlienware X51 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 026CD3
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 02:04
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$319
0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
77.6% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 397
QC Mixed 382
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 528
MC Float 631
MC Mixed 578
86% 579 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,814
Write 5,854
Mixed 5,983
1,386% 6,217 MB/s
4K Read 461
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 254
1,131% 306 MB/s
DQ Read 1,131
DQ Write 641
DQ Mixed 736
588% 836 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 194 196 197 196 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 205
Write 166
Mixed 79
SusWrite 192
117% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
73% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 22.8
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73%
Great: 78%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X51 R3 Builds (Compare 934 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Alienware X51 R3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $517
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback