Alienware X51 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 79.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics2.53% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemAlienware X51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0PGRP5
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150713
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 26 '16 at 13:33
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
79.7% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 400
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 581
MC Mixed 534
80% 536 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 520
Gigabyte(1458 352E) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6519
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
2.53% Terrible
Lighting 7.6
Reflection 8
Parallax 6.2
2% 7.27 fps
MRender 6.5
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 5.3
3% 6.43 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.53%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 139
Write 146
Mixed 123
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.32
92% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 113%
Adata S107 USB 3.0 32GB-$40
17GB free, PID 317a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
32.1% Below average
Read 107
Write 53.2
Mixed 53.2
81% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 7.2
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 1
96% 3.08 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B1G73BH0-CK0 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
56% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 17.8
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 56%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X51 R2 Builds (Compare 4,088 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Alienware X51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $468
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