Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics16.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive62.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 20 '19 at 03:35
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-5820K-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
74.4% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 224
81% 170 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 710
71% 563 Pts
64-Core 884
59% 884 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,095
EVGA(3842 2383) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.60
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (60 fps cap detected)
16.7% Very poor
Lighting 59.7
Reflection 59.7
Parallax 59.7
15% 59.7 fps
MRender 59.7
Gravity 59.7
Splatting 59.7
18% 59.7 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 16.7%
Great: 183%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 2.5 7mm 128GB
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 8D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 67 65 60 56 61 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 447
Write 74.2
Mixed 107
SusWrite 64.5
37% 173 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 22.4
103% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 79.1
DQ Mixed 53
81% 163 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 75%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
32GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 312 311 311 259 191 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 470
Mixed 440
SusWrite 298
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 50.1
168% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 354
267% 359 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 106%
Great: 129%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
838GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1994 2026 1287 1163 1167 1166 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 2,210
Write 2,008
Mixed 1537
SusWrite 1,467
405% 1,806 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 77.4
262% 93.7 MB/s
DQ Read 922
DQ Write 605
DQ Mixed 837
605% 788 MB/s
Poor: 213%
This bench: 293%
Great: 357%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
845GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 344 344 344 341 344 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
198% Outstanding
Read 349
Write 249
Mixed 68.9
SusWrite 341
182% 252 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 1.1
264% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 198%
Great: 208%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A5143DB0-CPB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 35.9
110% 38.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21.3
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
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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 R2 Builds (Compare 2,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $919
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