Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics121% 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 Drive61.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141001
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:49
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-5820K-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
83.6% Excellent
SC Int 102
SC Float 96.8
SC Mixed 99.5
80% 99.4 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 424
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 764
MC Float 828
MC Mixed 782
118% 791 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 353
Reflection 365
Parallax 420
117% 379 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 380
Splatting 241
125% 286 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 121%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 505
Write 154
Mixed 220
64% 293 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 35.7
4K Mixed 16.9
73% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 10.4
64% 152 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 85%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$62
885GB free
Firmware: MX4OABX0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 162
Write 149
Mixed 153
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.22
96% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6MFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
61.2% Good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 19.2
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Area-51 R2 Builds (Compare 1,864 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $861
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