Alienware Area-51 R3

Performance Results

Gaming 129%
Desktop 127%
Workstation 153%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics157% 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 Drive206% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XF4NJ
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 08 '18 at 18:13
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen TR 1950X-$892
SP3r2, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 96.6
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 102
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 360
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 2,238
MC Float 2,328
MC Mixed 2,311
343% 2,292 Pts
Poor: 97%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.66
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 472
Reflection 517
Parallax 534
153% 508 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 527
Splatting 293
160% 363 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 157%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
886GB free
Firmware: CXY74D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
206% Outstanding
Read 2,239
Write 1,257
Mixed 1,102
337% 1,533 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 21.6
127% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 42.7
DQ Write 87.6
DQ Mixed 69.5
52% 66.6 MB/s
Poor: 179%
This bench: 206%
Great: 278%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$64
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OAC70 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 196
Mixed 177
136% 180 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.25
113% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64AZ-2G6H1 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 30
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 34.9
SC Mixed 27.7
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 81.2
49% 81.2 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 94%
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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 R3 Builds (Compare 24 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 131%
Desktop 131%
Workstation 155%

System: Alienware Area-51 R3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,661
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