Alienware Area-51 R4

Performance Results

Gaming 137%
Desktop 138%
Workstation 146%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (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 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 119%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive211% 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.
SystemAlienware Area-51 R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0HJ5Y7
Memory59.6 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170928
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:43
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i9-7900X-$825
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
119% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 547
121% 535 Pts
MC Int 1,604
MC Float 1,791
MC Mixed 1,711
254% 1702 Pts
Poor: 97%
This bench: 119%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.66
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 440
Reflection 496
Parallax 608
155% 515 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 538
Splatting 298
164% 370 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 160%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
755GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 2,046
Write 1,326
Mixed 1,419
354% 1,597 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 26.4
4K Mixed 26.9
80% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 570
DQ Write 466
DQ Mixed 195
234% 410 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 211%
Great: 284%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 187
Mixed 167
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.23
85% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
WD My Passport Essential USB 3.0 500GB
353GB free, PID 0730
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
23% Poor
Read 61.4
Write 48.9
Mixed 52.2
68% 54.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.13
42% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 23%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64AZ-2G6H1 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
101% Outstanding
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 55.8
MC Mixed 33
117% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.6
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 9
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 88.7
45% 88.7 ns
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 156%
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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 R4 Builds (Compare 175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 128%
Desktop 128%
Workstation 129%

System: Alienware Area-51 R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,284
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