Alienware X51 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 85.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics30.7% 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 Drive73% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemAlienware X51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0PGRP5
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170320
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:12
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 433
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 559
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 590
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$200
AMD(1002 0B04) 2GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
30.7% Below average
Lighting 96
Reflection 76.6
Parallax 120
32% 97.6 fps
MRender 53.5
Gravity 78.5
Splatting 78.3
30% 70.1 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 496
Write 398
Mixed 417
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 13.9
78% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 27.3
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 13.3
46% 92.9 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 73%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.2
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 20.3
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 61%
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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 2,599 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Alienware X51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $463
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