Alienware Area-51m

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 120%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.7% 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 Drive91.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
SystemAlienware Area-51m  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware Area-51m
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190403
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 17:24
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i9-9900K-$485
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 148
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 564
QC Float 576
QC Mixed 558
128% 566 Pts
MC Int 1,404
MC Float 1583
MC Mixed 1,466
222% 1,484 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 120%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060
Dell(1028 08C5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.49
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Lighting 274
Reflection 274
Parallax 291
87% 280 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 250
Splatting 182
101% 235 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 97%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg30zms256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 230 226 227 205 200 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 682
Write 223
Mixed 248
SusWrite 219
75% 343 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 27.4
134% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 132
130% 214 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 152%
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$53
193GB free
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 447 209 146 147 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 432
Write 408
Mixed 360
SusWrite 258
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 32.6
114% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 289
207% 264 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64HZ-2G6D1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
75.5% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 20.3
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.4
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 83%
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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-51m Builds (Compare 436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 120%
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Desktop
Desktop 126%
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Workstation
Workstation 122%
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System: Alienware Area-51m

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $485
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