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 below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 95%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive283% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Very high background CPU (90%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Area-51m  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware Area-51m
Memory25.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201021
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateJun 23 '22 at 22:00
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 90%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$660
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Memory 89.8
1-Core 151
2-Core 290
99% 177 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 914
92% 726 Pts
64-Core 1,465
98% 1,465 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 95%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 08C5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.40
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 118
Reflection 119
Parallax 123
95% 120 fps
Gravity 118
Splatting 107
121% 112 fps
Poor: 76% Great: 100%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$200
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1645 1404 1314 1382 1371 1346 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
283% Outstanding
Read 2,238
Write 2050
Mixed 1,686
SusWrite 1,410
414% 1,846 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 66.1
214% 71.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,038
DQ Write 800
DQ Mixed 897
677% 911 MB/s
Poor: 248%
This bench: 283%
Great: 434%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$349
795GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2154 2173 1951 1256 1253 1253 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
298% Outstanding
Read 2,240
Write 2150
Mixed 1,581
SusWrite 1,673
429% 1,911 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 61
200% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,095
DQ Write 864
DQ Mixed 955
721% 971 MB/s
Poor: 195%
This bench: 298%
Great: 374%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$99
334GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 75 79 79 81 82 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
37% Below average
Read 48.9
Write 74.3
Mixed 48.1
SusWrite 79.7
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 37%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL16G32C16S4B.M16FE1 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
79.5% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 23.1
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 26.6
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 144 17.2" 1280 720 CMN175F
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Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 111%
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System: Alienware Area-51m

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $660
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