Alienware X51

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics107% 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 Drive55.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemAlienware X51  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 06G6JW
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130118
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 06 '18 at 23:27
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3770-$190
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
67.7% Good
1-Core 104
2-Core 199
72% 151 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 521
58% 445 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 381
Parallax 439
110% 413 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 404
Splatting 248
108% 296 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
55.5% Above average
Read 266
Write 212
Mixed 219
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 36.4
4K Mixed 16.8
81% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 16.5
56% 124 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6EFR8C-PB HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
57.1% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 17.5
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 17.6
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 57.1%
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 Builds (Compare 2,499 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: Alienware X51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $467
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