Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics89.8% 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 Drive79.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150713
Uptime14.1 Days
Run DateApr 16 '17 at 05:30
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 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-$530
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 402
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 769
MC Float 836
MC Mixed 820
121% 808 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Dell(1028 1151) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 375.70
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Lighting 284
Reflection 255
Parallax 290
88% 276 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 263
Splatting 188
91% 210 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix SC300 2.5 7MM 512GB
95GB free
Firmware: 20100P00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 514
Write 337
Mixed 350
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 16.5
83% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 37.9
104% 222 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 92%
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 (97th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 158
Write 145
Mixed 140
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.29
105% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 85%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 140
Write 126
Mixed 118
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.29
76% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF Micron 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1A2 Micron 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1A2 Micron 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1A2 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 37.5
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 21
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 100%
This bench: 100%
Great: 101%
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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 1,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
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System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $874
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