Alienware X51 R3

Performance Results

Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 61%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 performed better. The overall percentile is the average of the percentiles for each component in the PC. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 87.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.6% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemAlienware X51 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 026CD3
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160421
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 09 '17 at 22:08
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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 i7-6700K-$330
0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 123
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 399
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 592
92% 615 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Lighting 214
Reflection 184
Parallax 195
54% 198 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 198
Splatting 153
117% 165 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$165
277GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 398
Mixed 406
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 30.5
137% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 19.3
71% 154 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 119%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$61
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABX0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 89.7
Write 112
Mixed 95.8
74% 99 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.18
73% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
74.1% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23.5
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 PC Games FPS

Compare your in-game performance to other users with your hardware: GTX 1060-6GB, Display(SAMSUNG), 2731 x 1440, 60 Hz.

1. Pick a game that you play on this PC.

2. What settings do you play on?

3. How many (uncapped) fps do you get?

Typical X51 R3 Builds (Compare 340 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 52%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 51%

System: Alienware X51 R3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $520
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