Alienware Area-51m

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 84.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51m  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware Area-51m
Memory12.6 GB free of 20 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200707
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 04:33
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$298
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Memory 89
1-Core 130
2-Core 258
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 806
77% 620 Pts
64-Core 985
66% 985 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 08C5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 452.06
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 279
Reflection 269
Parallax 283
73% 277 fps
Gravity 260
Splatting 185
88% 223 fps
Poor: 34% Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAV512TBN 512GB
399GB free
Firmware: M0MF000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 460 289 250 252 250 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 398
Write 427
Mixed 350
SusWrite 326
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 32.8
111% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 298
224% 299 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 97%
Liteon CV3-8D256 256GB
69GB free
Firmware: T886201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 278 239 234 240 240 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 466
Write 317
Mixed 373
SusWrite 266
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 36
117% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 278
214% 292 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 96%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$58
344GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 71 73 55 83 63 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
26.5% Poor
Read 22.3
Write 17.9
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 70.1
25% 34.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
53% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M471A2K43BB1-CRC 80AD000080AD HMA851S6JJR6N-VK 20GB
2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.1% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 13.9
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 52%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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System: Alienware Area-51m

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $380
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