Alienware X51

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics23.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51.7% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware X51  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 06G6JW
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131104
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 23:35
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-3450-$190
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
68.4% Good
SC Int 94
SC Float 96.1
SC Mixed 94.2
76% 94.8 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 355
81% 357 Pts
MC Int 355
MC Float 367
MC Mixed 358
54% 360 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
23.1% Poor
Lighting 70.7
Reflection 43
Parallax 96.5
25% 70.1 fps
MRender 35.5
Gravity 67
Splatting 49
22% 50.5 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
51.7% Above average
Read 269
Write 213
Mixed 217
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 28.2
83% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 43.6
DQ Mixed 16.4
18% 29.9 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
369GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 153
Write 145
Mixed 134
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.28
89% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273CH0-CK0 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 18.6
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 17.8
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 60.2%
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 1,391 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Alienware X51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $668
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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