Alienware X51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35.7% 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 Drive58.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (69%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware X51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0PGRP5
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 14:47
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 69%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Memory 91.2
1-Core 109
2-Core 219
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 577
66% 502 Pts
64-Core 575
39% 575 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (40 fps cap detected)
35.7% Below average
Lighting 45.3
Reflection 44.4
Parallax 39
37% 42.9 fps
MRender 38.7
Gravity 38.7
Splatting 35.5
23% 37.6 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 39%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$65
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 583ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 119 101 116 121 121 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 284
Write 142
Mixed 239
SusWrite 115
44% 195 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 23.2
109% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 152
121% 167 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
61.1% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 19.5
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X51 R2 Builds (Compare 1,745 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
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System: Alienware X51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $320
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