Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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.
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 06:23
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i7-5820K-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
79.1% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 384
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 730
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 780
114% 764 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Lighting 216
Reflection 200
Parallax 219
67% 212 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 202
Splatting 141
73% 168 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 2.5 7mm 128GB
82GB free
Firmware: EXT08D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 133 133 133 132 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 478
Write 136
Mixed 159
SusWrite 132
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 24
110% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 62.1
95% 187 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 75%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$79
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABX0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 161 158 160 158 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 168
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 161
94% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF51264AZ-2G1A1 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 35.3
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.7
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 103%
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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 R2 Builds (Compare 2,652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $919
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