Alienware Area-51m

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive209% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 days ago, 13 days ago.
SystemAlienware Area-51m  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware Area-51m
Memory54 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20211111
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 02:14
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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-$543
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 85.7
1-Core 134
2-Core 248
89% 156 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 900
87% 698 Pts
64-Core 1,347
90% 1,347 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC400 SK hy 512GB
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 40002E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1288 1305 1318 1314 1261 1287 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
209% Outstanding
Read 1,185
Write 1,306
Mixed 864
SusWrite 1,295
262% 1,163 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 45.5
149% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 982
DQ Write 636
DQ Mixed 594
501% 737 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 209%
Great: 251%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$110
201GB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 53 54 65 58 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
20.2% Poor
Read 8.4
Write 25.7
Mixed 22.1
SusWrite 61.9
22% 29.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.1
36% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 20.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CTD 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
74.3% Very good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 23.5
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 32.5
SC Mixed 23.8
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop 98%
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Workstation 112%

System: Alienware Area-51m

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $543
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