Alienware Area-51 R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics49.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive208% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0N4R4N
Memory55.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '20 at 21:11
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-7980XE-$1,980
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Memory 63.9
1-Core 116
2-Core 229
76% 136 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 814
77% 620 Pts
64-Core 2,354
158% 2,354 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
Dell(1028 3482) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
49.8% Average
Lighting 235
Reflection 150
Parallax 181
62% 189 fps
MRender 107
Gravity 187
Splatting 121
50% 138 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
794GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 986 925 908 1062 912 913 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
208% Outstanding
Read 1,745
Write 1,606
Mixed 1,287
SusWrite 951
313% 1,397 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 53.1
175% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 615
DQ Write 550
DQ Mixed 589
440% 585 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 208%
Great: 230%
Crucial MX500 2TB-$230
2.5TB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 428 424 425 424 420 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 435
Write 17.2
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 425
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 11.2
4K Mixed 31.4
99% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 290
234% 332 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 195 193 195 194 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 173
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 193
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston XRMWRN-HYA 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 51.8
MC Mixed 34.5
115% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 8.9
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 89%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 143%
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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 R5 Builds (Compare 911 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 87%
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System: Alienware Area-51 R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,382
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