Alienware X51 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). 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 @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 03:21
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-6700K-$300
0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 432
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 581
MC Float 699
MC Mixed 654
96% 644 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Lighting 288
Reflection 278
Parallax 285
89% 284 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 266
Splatting 209
95% 222 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 160 116 167 180 185 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 156
Write 151
Mixed 74.2
SusWrite 152
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
72.8% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 20.7
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 23.5
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 79%
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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 937 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: $514
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