Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics43.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive97.9% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory20.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160608
Uptime29 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 19:54
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i7-5820K-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 100
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 102
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 353
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 392
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 732
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 779
114% 764 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
43.7% Average
Lighting 152
Reflection 122
Parallax 133
45% 136 fps
MRender 80.7
Gravity 129
Splatting 86.2
43% 98.7 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 409 377 376 335 346 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 405
Mixed 330
SusWrite 378
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 38.3
139% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 209
176% 256 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 109%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
587GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7S0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 149 139 161 149 162 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 160
Write 146
Mixed 31
SusWrite 153
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 44.4
MC Write 43.2
MC Mixed 42.2
124% 43.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 21.4
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 111%
Great: 118%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Area-51 R2 Builds (Compare 1,774 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $851
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