Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics82% 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 Drive65.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory25.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '18 at 06:53
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU6%

 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 i7-5960X-$995
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
SC Int 112
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 103
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 442
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 1,076
MC Float 1,177
MC Mixed 1,158
170% 1,137 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
Gigabyte(1458 3762) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
82% Excellent
Lighting 99.4
Reflection 99.5
Parallax 592
86% 263 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 99.1
Splatting 287
79% 204 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 2.5 7mm 512GB
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT06D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 246 226 251 251 241 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
65.7% Good
Read 368
Write 87.7
Mixed 170
SusWrite 238
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 26.6
83% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 87.6
DQ Mixed 70.1
93% 178 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 91%
Samsung 840 Series 500GB
407GB free
Firmware: DXT06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 322 321 324 325 324 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
80% Very good
Read 315
Write 315
Mixed 188
SusWrite 323
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 27.8
116% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 65.7
107% 211 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80%
Great: 91%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 139 141 142 142 142 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 134
Write 125
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 141
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 85%
Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB-$90
203GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 79 79 80 80 79 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 77.5
Write 74.5
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 79.3
53% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1
175% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 73%
WD 10EARS External 1TB
144GB free, PID 1003
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 40 41 41 41 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
18.9% Very poor
Read 38
Write 35.7
Mixed 33
SusWrite 40.6
50% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
68% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 18.9%
Great: 20%
Seagate FA GoFlex Desk 3TB
977GB free, PID 5091
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
20.8% Poor
Read 38.3
Write 40
Mixed 30
SusWrite 42.1
51% 37.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
105% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 44.7
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 36.1
115% 40.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 20.5
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 159%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 102%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $841
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