Alienware X51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware X51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0PGRP5
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170320
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 22:27
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
77.8% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 391
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 548
MC Float 585
MC Mixed 573
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 83%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Dell(1028 05D7) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4264
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
5.71% Terrible
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 18
Parallax 22.8
5% 17.7 fps
MRender 21.4
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 18.9
6% 15.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.71%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
EVGA(3842 1972) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
65.2% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 181
Parallax 201
62% 194 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 186
Splatting 129
67% 156 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$219
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 458
Mixed 380
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 25.1
116% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 60.6
98% 190 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
931GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 154
Mixed 106
107% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 2.76
4K Mixed 0.33
140% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 108%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$6
28GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
33.1% Below average
Read 126
Write 45.1
Mixed 35.4
71% 69 MB/s
4K Read 4.62
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.97
93% 2.28 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.1% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 16.3
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 63%
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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 2,906 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Alienware X51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $455
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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