Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics145% 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 Drive152% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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
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, 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, 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, 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, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 29 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 26 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 21 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 16 days ago, 15 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 9 days ago, 8 days ago, 3 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170210
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 00:10
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i7-6700-$306
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 414
96% 421 Pts
MC Int 546
MC Float 625
MC Mixed 604
88% 592 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$24
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
145% Outstanding
Lighting 554
Reflection 364
Parallax 393
146% 437 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 374
Splatting 240
119% 280 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 145%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme CX2-8B256-Q11 NV 256GB
2GB free
Firmware: 4881 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 1,872
Write 384
Mixed 622
207% 959 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 29.1
159% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 42.4
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 126
103% 141 MB/s
Poor: 95%
This bench: 152%
Great: 196%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$74
1TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 147
Mixed 143
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 92%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GU6MFR8N-TF 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1A1 32GB
2133, 2133 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
72.6% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 23.4
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 22.7
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 81.1
49% 81.1 ns
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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 764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $674
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