Alienware Area-51m

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 (53rd 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 i7-9700K-$362
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 542
QC Float 594
QC Mixed 529
126% 555 Pts
MC Int 1,011
MC Float 1,143
MC Mixed 1,075
161% 1,076 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 110%
Great: 123%
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 expectations (38th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 295
Parallax 357
100% 319 fps
MRender 317
Gravity 308
Splatting 212
120% 279 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
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 (58th 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: 76%
This bench: 211%
Great: 334%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$60
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: 20%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KHYXPX-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (50th 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: 62%
This bench: 78.3%
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 585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

System: Alienware Area-51m

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