Alienware Area 51

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.29% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
MemoryThe RAM on this system should be upgraded to at least 2GB although on 32bit systems 1GB will suffice as a bare minimum.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemAlienware Area 51  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0J560M
Memory3.3 GB free of 0 GB @ 0 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20101109
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMay 23 '19 at 19:02
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 930-$120
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
43.4% Average
SC Int 67.8
SC Float 70.5
SC Mixed 66.7
55% 68.3 Pts
QC Int 227
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 202
50% 218 Pts
MC Int 321
MC Float 353
MC Mixed 320
50% 331 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5770
AMD(1002 2543) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
6.29% Terrible
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 14.6
Parallax 19.6
6% 18.7 fps
MRender 11.5
Gravity 16.2
Splatting 16
6% 14.6 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 6.29%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
831GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 122 145 147 137 145 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 180
Write 73.2
Mixed 72
SusWrite 132
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 112%
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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 Builds (Compare 452 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 35%
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System: Alienware Area 51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $453
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