Alienware Area-51m

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics21.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive227% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51m  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware Area-51m
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190522
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 09 '19 at 16:24
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$439
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Memory 93.6
1-Core 138
2-Core 271
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 640
71% 545 Pts
64-Core 901
60% 901 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 08C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.49
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
21.6% Poor
Lighting 188
Reflection 35.6
Parallax 249
49% 157 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 33.9
Splatting 38.5
20% 85.9 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 21.6%
Great: 123%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc400 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 40001E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1266 1300 1307 1322 1318 1313 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 1,244
Write 1251
Mixed 800
SusWrite 1,304
259% 1,150 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 56.5
191% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,110
DQ Write 607
DQ Mixed 596
513% 771 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 227%
Great: 244%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$53
931GB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 122 122 123 123 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 128
Write 108
Mixed 67.4
SusWrite 122
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 2.3
474% 3.33 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64HZ-2G6D1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
76.5% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 20.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 24.9
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 83%

 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: 87% - Excellent Total price: $439
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