Alienware Area-51 R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 124%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.2% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemAlienware Area-51 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0N4R4N
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190222
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 28 '19 at 16:14
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 i9-7900X-$899
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
124% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 148
119% 148 Pts
QC Int 546
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 567
125% 553 Pts
MC Int 1,665
MC Float 1,859
MC Mixed 1,754
263% 1,759 Pts
Poor: 100%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Lighting 297
Reflection 285
Parallax 293
91% 292 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 265
Splatting 219
96% 226 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 108%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$60
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 55 46 55 66 173 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 155
Write 177
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 69.9
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.1
82% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53.9% Above average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 15
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 9.9
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 80.6
50% 80.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 95%
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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 Area-51 R5 Builds (Compare 458 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 147%
UFO

System: Alienware Area-51 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $2,398
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