Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180209
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 09 '18 at 16:58
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 i7-5820K-$386
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
74.7% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 103
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 344
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 734
MC Float 804
MC Mixed 785
116% 774 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 104%
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: 388.13
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 204
Parallax 225
70% 219 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 204
Splatting 144
73% 170 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 499
Mixed 502
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 74.2
4K Mixed 40.2
141% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 98.8
DQ Mixed 91.7
85% 134 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 126%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
819GB free
Firmware: MX4OABX0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 77
Write 144
Mixed 122
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.22
76% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.4%
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 way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 36
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 21
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 101%
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 1,920 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: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $843
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $114
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $898SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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