Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 95.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics51.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive139% 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
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 14:00
Run Duration492 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-7700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 126
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 488
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 614
MC Float 704
MC Mixed 664
99% 660 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
Dell(1028 1005) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
51.9% Above average
Lighting 134
Reflection 166
Parallax 196
48% 165 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 130
Splatting 120
54% 129 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme THNSN5256GPUK NV 256GB
118GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 1,625
Write 318
Mixed 545
179% 829 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 29.2
162% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 45.4
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 117
102% 145 MB/s
Poor: 99%
This bench: 139%
Great: 183%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
814GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 186
Mixed 140
127% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.3
107% 1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST1000LX015-1U7172 1TB
615GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 98.2
Write 81.4
Mixed 67.4
62% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.15
82% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 64%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 125GB
102GB free, PID fa05
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
5.61% Terrible
Read 21.1
Write 5.59
Mixed 11.3
14% 12.7 MB/s
4K Read 5.49
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.002
21% 1.84 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.61%
Great: 7%
SanDisk Cruzer Facet 32GB
9GB free, PID 5576
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
5.85% Terrible
Read 20.2
Write 3.46
Mixed 5.1
9% 9.58 MB/s
4K Read 3.41
4K Write 0.44
4K Mixed 0.97
61% 1.61 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 5.85%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A2K43CB1-CRC 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
43.7% Average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 12.6
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 14.8
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 46%
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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 1,532 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $730
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