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 (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive99.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Area-51m  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware Area-51m
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201021
Uptime34.7 Days
Run DateMay 15 '21 at 16:53
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Memory 71.6
1-Core 137
2-Core 275
88% 161 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 906
92% 724 Pts
64-Core 977
66% 977 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070
Dell(1028 08C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 116
Reflection 116
Parallax 123
94% 118 fps
Gravity 114
Splatting 105
116% 109 fps
Poor: 60% Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PC SN520 NVMe WDC 256GB
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20240012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 204 226 234 215 191 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Read 694
Write 235
Mixed 389
SusWrite 204
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 36.1
124% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 640
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 314
273% 414 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 181%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$104
253GB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 66 53 39 68 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
31.2% Below average
Read 48.5
Write 71.3
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 59.7
41% 55.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
165% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6JJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
66.2% Good
MC Read 27
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 21.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 19.4
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 97.8
41% 97.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 83%

 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: $370
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