Alienware X51 R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 78.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive130% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware X51 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 026CD3
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:01
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-6700-$310
0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
78.6% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 390
85% 373 Pts
MC Int 525
MC Float 628
MC Mixed 579
86% 577 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$175
HP(103C 82FC) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
65.3% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 171
Parallax 184
61% 186 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 190
Splatting 150
69% 160 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVPV128HDGM-00000 128GB
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW7300Q
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 1,391
Write 516
Mixed 687
189% 865 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 22.3
138% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 42.2
DQ Write 90.4
DQ Mixed 23.1
30% 51.9 MB/s
Poor: 125%
This bench: 130%
Great: 211%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
71.9% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 21
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 77%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X51 R3 Builds (Compare 1,052 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Alienware X51 R3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $508
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