Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics26.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
15 months ago, 11 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170213
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 06:21
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i5-7400-$177
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57% Above average
SC Int 62.8
SC Float 66.6
SC Mixed 77.9
55% 69.1 Pts
QC Int 221
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 295
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 330
MC Mixed 312
45% 303 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 57%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX 460
Dell(1028 1008) 2GB
CLim: 1200 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.11.5
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
26.5% Poor
Lighting 70.7
Reflection 77.3
Parallax 95.7
25% 81.2 fps
MRender 61
Gravity 66.7
Splatting 73.5
28% 67.1 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 28%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
630GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 161
Mixed 142
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.23
90% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF1G64AZ-2G3B1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
28.8% Poor
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 8.6
28% 9.77 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 6.9
22% 7.67 GB/s
Latency 94.6
42% 94.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 45%
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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 2,502 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $716
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