Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

Gaming 103%
Desktop 127%
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive205% 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
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:43
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 146
116% 144 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 522
QC Mixed 515
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 736
MC Float 828
MC Mixed 789
117% 784 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2022 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Lighting 302
Reflection 302
Parallax 306
94% 303 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 282
Splatting 231
100% 234 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
60GB free
Firmware: 4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 1,640
Write 764
Mixed 1,046
253% 1,150 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 56.1
214% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 677
DQ Write 528
DQ Mixed 147
234% 451 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 205%
Great: 184%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
809GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 170
Mixed 154
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.27
110% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF1G64AZ-2G3B1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
78.5% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.3
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 25.2
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 80%
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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 1,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 107%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 71%

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 147% - Outstanding Total price: $364
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