Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.8% 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 Drive78.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 4 days ago, 3 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2048 x 1152 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 29 '19 at 20:23
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-5820K-$282
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
76.6% Very good
1-Core 118
2-Core 231
82% 175 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 591
68% 516 Pts
64-Core 874
59% 874 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$359
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
77.8% Very good
Lighting 298
Reflection 278
Parallax 304
77% 293 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 295
Splatting 232
79% 245 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Pro 512GB-$145
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 367 376 388 395 387 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 2.3
Write 14.5
Mixed 264
SusWrite 387
39% 167 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 44.5
138% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 251
189% 253 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 134%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
76GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 133 135 134 135 135 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 358
Write 147
Mixed 202
SusWrite 135
47% 211 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 27.3
97% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 117
103% 156 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 74%
Toshiba HDWD130 802GB
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 172 165 168 172 167 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 165
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 168
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 114%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$67
2TB free
Firmware: MX4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 172 170 173 174 177 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 180
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 173
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
166% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A5143DB0-CPB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 35.7
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 20.7
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 100%
Great: 102%
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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 2,957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $810
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