Alienware X51 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.64% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemAlienware X51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0PGRP5
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 11 '21 at 01:00
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$98
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
76.7% Very good
Memory 89.3
1-Core 99.3
2-Core 198
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 380
51% 375 Pts
64-Core 377
25% 377 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Dell(1028 05D7) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
2.64% Terrible
Lighting 3.4
Reflection 2.5
Parallax 6.5
3% 4.13 fps
MRender 7.4
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 4.7
2% 4.8 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.64%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
879GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 49 40 56 44 43 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 76.4
Write 55.9
SusWrite 43.6
42% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
61% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5173QH0-CK0 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.1
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical X51 R2 Builds (Compare 2,842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware X51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $366
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