Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 78.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics190% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive217% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory24.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateDec 07 '19 at 10:15
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-5930K-$265
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
78.4% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 229
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 707
73% 572 Pts
64-Core 913
61% 913 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
CLim: 2325 MHz, MLim: 4103 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
190% Outstanding
Lighting 53.1
Reflection 554
Parallax 860
14% 489 fps
MRender 628
Gravity 690
Splatting 352
199% 557 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 190%
Great: 197%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 14 15 15 15 16 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 3,614
Write 46.6
Mixed 91.9
SusWrite 15
196% 942 MB/s
4K Read 170
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 5.7
266% 59.3 MB/s
Poor: 220%
This bench: 217%
Great: 336%
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
139GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 14 15 15 15 15 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 75% Great: 124%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABX0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 14 16 16 16 16 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 50% Great: 109%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$51
119GB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 65 65 65 65 66 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 72.5
Write 70.9
Mixed 55
SusWrite 64.9
49% 65.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 60%
Sony MSAC-UAH1 16GB
10GB free, PID 0382
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 7.4 7.1 7.5 7.4 6.6 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
6.18% Terrible
Read 25.6
Write 20.9
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 9.5
22% 17.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.57 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G4D26BFT4K.C8FD 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 34.8
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 20.7
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 107%
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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 3,273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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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: $931
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