Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics124% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150713
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '18 at 05:03
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-5930K-$558
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 442
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 834
MC Float 894
MC Mixed 876
130% 868 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Lighting 416
Reflection 204
Parallax 230
108% 283 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 206
Splatting 144
74% 171 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 85%
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 96.1
Reflection 433
Parallax 558
82% 362 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 511
Splatting 288
156% 353 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 124%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LCS-256L9S-11 2.5 7mm 256GB
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HC8110E Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 463
Write 416
Mixed 440
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 24.2
93% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 27
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 69.4
77% 122 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79%
Great: 99%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 144
Write 120
Mixed 119
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.22
89% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 33
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 19.9
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 103%
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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 1,875 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $881
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