Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 70.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics100% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170517
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateNov 12 '17 at 02:03
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
70.9% Very good
SC Int 99.6
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 100
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 326
82% 360 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 756
MC Mixed 708
108% 722 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 312
Reflection 287
Parallax 352
101% 317 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 291
Splatting 209
100% 232 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 100%
Great: 114%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$60
961GB free
Firmware: MX4OABX0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 160
Write 147
Mixed 162
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.2
86% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
67.8% Good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 23.1
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 19.2
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 79%
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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 1,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $881
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