Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 99.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics162% 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 Drive176% 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, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 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, 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, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 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, 29 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 25 days ago, 25 days ago, 24 days ago, 23 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 19 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 8 days ago, 7 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 4 days ago, 3 days ago, 2 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:48
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 529
QC Mixed 495
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 774
MC Mixed 730
109% 729 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 106%
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: 382.5
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
162% Outstanding
Lighting 526
Reflection 480
Parallax 584
165% 530 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 458
Splatting 271
125% 322 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 162%
Great: 188%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC300 SK hy 512GB
298GB free
Firmware: 2000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Read 1,708
Write 744
Mixed 967
250% 1,140 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 18.6
139% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 557
DQ Write 447
DQ Mixed 25.9
149% 343 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 176%
Great: 171%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$113
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 119
Write 118
Mixed 117
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 0.54
4K Mixed 0.17
62% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 24.3
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 24.9
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $669
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