Alienware X51

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics100% 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.
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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware X51  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 06G6JW
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1366x768x4294967296 szín,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 31 '17 at 09:52
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3770-$297
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Memory 90.7
1-Core 104
2-Core 206
79% 134 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 526
61% 464 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Zotac(19DA 1451) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
100% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 365
Parallax 383
102% 379 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 380
Splatting 235
101% 279 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 100%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC4C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 173
Mixed 140
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.36
98% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$27
645GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 162
Mixed 160
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.22
78% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 18.9
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 18
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X51 Builds (Compare 677 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Alienware X51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $536
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