Alienware Area-51m

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics90.2% 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 Drive211% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Area-51m  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware Area-51m
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190522
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 16 '19 at 05:43
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$335
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Memory 92.7
1-Core 143
2-Core 284
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 1,028
96% 779 Pts
64-Core 1,075
72% 1,075 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070
Dell(1028 08C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.46
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
90.2% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 295
Parallax 357
80% 319 fps
MRender 317
Gravity 308
Splatting 212
91% 279 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 98%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1077 1112 1115 1178 1169 1026 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 1,251
Write 962
Mixed 1030
SusWrite 1,113
245% 1,089 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 53.3
176% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,295
DQ Write 444
DQ Mixed 593
510% 777 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 211%
Great: 326%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$57
931GB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 133 132 133 131 118 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 121
Write 104
Mixed 66
SusWrite 127
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 2.4
461% 3.17 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KHYXPX-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
78.3% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.5
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31.2
SC Mixed 24.6
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware Area-51m

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $430
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