Alienware Area-51m

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics119% 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 Drive132% 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.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemAlienware Area-51m  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware Alienware Area-51m
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200707
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 11:43
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$615
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
82% Excellent
Memory 87.7
1-Core 110
2-Core 214
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 732
71% 571 Pts
64-Core 1,151
77% 1,151 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 82%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 (Mobile)
Dell(1028 08C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3450 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
119% Outstanding
Lighting 152
Reflection 159
Parallax 154
122% 155 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 136
Splatting 118
116% 145 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 119%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc601a NVMe SK hynix 512GB
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 582 486 511 599 454 541 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 1,372
Write 1,244
Mixed 446
SusWrite 529
200% 897 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 22.9
4K Mixed 24.7
94% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 53.2
DQ Mixed 63.5
126% 273 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 132%
Great: 233%
Sabrent Rocket XTRM-Q 2TB
598GB free
Firmware: 0Q.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 216 237 273 219 258 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.8% Average
Read 206
Write 334
Mixed 233
SusWrite 238
57% 253 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 13
4K Mixed 18.2
63% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 48.2
DQ Mixed 83.3
60% 79.3 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 212%
Ct2000bx 50 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 206 225 259 22 23 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 401
Write 310
Mixed 316
SusWrite 160
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 15
4K Mixed 10
45% 13.7 MB/s
DQ Read 97.6
DQ Write 41.6
DQ Mixed 31.7
34% 57 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 94%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$100
925GB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 111 105 112 97 95 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
70% Good
Read 135
Write 110
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 108
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 2.6
482% 3 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 70%
Great: 69%
Sabrent Rocket XTRM 2TB
61GB free
Firmware: RKT401.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 245 261 302 246 351 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6JJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 21.2
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 22.9
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Area-51m Builds (Compare 1,472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 112%
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System: Alienware Area-51m

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $615
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