Alienware Area-51 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 98.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.7% 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 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemAlienware Area-51 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0N4R4N
Memory60.6 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors, 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180801
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '19 at 22:04
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-7980XE-$1,200
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 290
102% 218 Pts
4-Core 550
8-Core 1,066
100% 808 Pts
64-Core 2,944
198% 2,944 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Dell(1028 3482) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Lighting 506
Reflection 358
Parallax 368
133% 411 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 364
Splatting 233
98% 274 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50pnv2t04 NVMe TOSHIBA 2048GB
2TB free
Firmware: AFDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 540 928 928 920 935 938 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 1,025
Write 4.7
Mixed 9.7
SusWrite 865
104% 476 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 9.8
73% 17.7 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 115%
Great: 255%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$38
878GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 147 144 171 177 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 181
Mixed 80.1
SusWrite 156
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston XRMWRN-HYA 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2934 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
138% Outstanding
MC Read 48.9
MC Write 72.6
MC Mixed 48
161% 56.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 12.1
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 91%
This bench: 138%
Great: 143%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Area-51 R5 Builds (Compare 672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

System: Alienware Area-51 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,354
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