Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 91.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics88.7% 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 Drive64.2% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory7.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161011
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateMar 12 '17 at 17:15
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$974
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
SC Int 106
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 106
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 434
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 1,104
MC Float 1,170
MC Mixed 1,152
171% 1,142 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Lighting 463
Reflection 191
Parallax 214
115% 289 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 192
Splatting 135
69% 160 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$280
435GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 472
Write 268
Mixed 257
73% 333 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 34.5
4K Mixed 17.6
74% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 37.4
78% 165 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 84%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$130
262GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 486
Write 255
Mixed 258
73% 333 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 25.4
4K Mixed 15.3
62% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 43.7
83% 170 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 85%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 157
Write 144
Mixed 138
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.25
102% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$204
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 44.6
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 36.2
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 19.9
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
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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 1,080 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
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System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $850
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