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 way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive155% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Area-51m  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware Area-51m
Memory50.4 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, ,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201021
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateApr 21 '21 at 22:52
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$363
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 81.8
1-Core 122
2-Core 227
83% 144 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 756
76% 602 Pts
64-Core 1,132
76% 1,132 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060
Dell(1028 08C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 84.9
Reflection 94.1
Parallax 95.5
69% 91.5 fps
Gravity 79.6
Splatting 77.5
82% 78.6 fps
Poor: 50% Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$68
282GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 767 633 692 706 682 677 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 1,163
Write 1,621
Mixed 1,351
SusWrite 693
273% 1,207 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 44.8
146% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 519
DQ Write 433
DQ Mixed 480
358% 477 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 155%
Great: 290%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$215
530GB free
Firmware: 004C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1140 185 161 161 294 161 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Read 1,211
Write 1,089
Mixed 861
SusWrite 350
196% 878 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 49.5
158% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 568
DQ Write 454
DQ Mixed 508
381% 510 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 142%
Great: 278%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$104
738GB free
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 312 380 387 405 406 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 316
Write 407
Mixed 279
SusWrite 363
252% 341 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 29.6
5,046% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 245
2,466% 294 MB/s
Poor: 22% Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance SODIM DDR4 2666 C18 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
65.5% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 20.9
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 89%

 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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Workstation
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System: Alienware Area-51m

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $363
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