Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics158% 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 Drive172% 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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 20 days ago, 16 days ago, 12 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 5 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 3 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:24
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-6700K-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 136
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 474
110% 488 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 768
MC Mixed 729
108% 724 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
Dell(1028 119A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
158% Outstanding
Lighting 522
Reflection 478
Parallax 586
169% 529 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 501
Splatting 262
150% 336 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 158%
Great: 182%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC300 SK hy 512GB
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 563 719 749 754 711 685 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
172% Outstanding
Read 1,003
Write 774
Mixed 698
SusWrite 697
178% 793 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 47.5
184% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 786
DQ Write 733
DQ Mixed 815
596% 778 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 172%
Great: 166%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$106
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 121 127 128 128 128 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 121
Write 123
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 126
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 110%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 1TB
773GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 115 108 118 123 124 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
66% Good
Read 114
Write 61.5
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 116
58% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 66%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 24
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 26.2
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 93%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R5 Builds (Compare 1,963 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
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System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $687
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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