Alienware Area-51 R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming 103%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics137% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Area-51 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0N4R4N
Memory24.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190527
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateNov 16 '19 at 13:01
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-7800X-$206
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
78.4% Very good
Memory 73.6
1-Core 124
2-Core 245
80% 147 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 732
72% 589 Pts
64-Core 982
61% 982 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$499
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 202
Reflection 187
Parallax 191
164% 193 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 174
Splatting 119
112% 138 fps
Poor: 109%
This bench: 137%
Great: 133%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXA73D1Q Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete
Read 2,087
Write 1,707
Mixed 1,373
382% 1,722 MB/s
4K Read 56.2
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 68.7
248% 88.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,108
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 713
595% 866 MB/s
Poor: 130% Great: 296%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
790GB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 197 201 202 201 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 186
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 200
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Asmt USB 3.0 Destop H 250GB
108GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 114 114 115 115 110 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 119
Write 115
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 114
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 67%
Asmt USB 3.0 Destop H 3TB
140GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 119 118 117 118 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 170
Write 140
Mixed 92
SusWrite 117
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Micron 16ATF2G64AZ-2G6E1 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
53.6% Above average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 15.6
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 11.1
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 93.2
43% 93.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 94%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Area-51 R5 Builds (Compare 217 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Area-51 R5

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