Alienware X51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive91.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware X51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0PGRP5
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:18
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
79.9% Very good
SC Int 118
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 119
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 379
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 592
MC Float 639
MC Mixed 606
92% 612 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Nvidia(10DE 1138) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
40.8% Average
Lighting 132
Reflection 111
Parallax 137
41% 127 fps
MRender 83.7
Gravity 118
Splatting 78.6
40% 93.3 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_M550_2.5"_7mm_256GB 256GB
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 463
Mixed 484
108% 484 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 28.8
98% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 67.9
107% 206 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
645GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 95.5
Write 99.8
Mixed 99.9
74% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.22
73% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston K66GKY-ETF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
53.7% Above average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 15.8
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 16
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X51 R2 Builds (Compare 2,588 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Alienware X51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $475
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