Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive274% 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 01:43
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i7-7700K-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 588
QC Mixed 531
124% 549 Pts
MC Int 735
MC Float 832
MC Mixed 795
118% 788 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
Dell(1028 11D7) ≥ 4GB; alienware
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 375.63
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 222
Reflection 192
Parallax 197
63% 204 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 192
Splatting 145
72% 159 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PM961 SAMSU 256GB
145GB free
Firmware: CXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
274% Outstanding
Read 2,995
Write 1,158
Mixed 1,480
411% 1,878 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 46.3
236% 88.8 MB/s
DQ Read 65.5
DQ Write 534
DQ Mixed 254
210% 285 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 274%
Great: 296%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
931GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 178
Mixed 161
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.3
104% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston XRGM6C-MIB 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
46.2% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 12.9
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 16.2
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R6 Builds (Compare 380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $638
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $368Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $99
Intel Core i5-7600K $240AMD RX 480 $227Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $129
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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