Alienware Area-51 R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 141%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics138% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive250% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Area-51 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0N4R4N
Memory57.7 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 16 '19 at 05:31
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9980XE-$1,122
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
1-Core 140
2-Core 281
99% 211 Pts
4-Core 520
8-Core 1,014
95% 767 Pts
64-Core 2,669
179% 2,669 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,090
Dell(1028 3718) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 637
Reflection 421
Parallax 569
167% 542 fps
MRender 434
Gravity 476
Splatting 249
137% 386 fps
Poor: 149%
This bench: 138%
Great: 196%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50pnv2t04 NVMe TOSHIBA 2048GB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: AFDA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1573 1505 1308 1243 1179 1256 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 1,813
Write 1,779
Mixed 1,282
SusWrite 1,344
349% 1,555 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 50.5
184% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 833
DQ Write 920
DQ Mixed 775
611% 843 MB/s
Poor: 104%
This bench: 250%
Great: 255%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 207 205 202 203 200 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 40% Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston XN205T-MIE 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
123% Outstanding
MC Read 43.6
MC Write 65.7
MC Mixed 41.9
144% 50.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 9.2
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 90.6
44% 90.6 ns
Poor: 108%
This bench: 123%
Great: 159%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 110%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 82%
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System: Alienware Area-51 R5

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