Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 96.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive343% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory21.8 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170712
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 09:22
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$273
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 489
QC Mixed 490
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 625
MC Float 711
MC Mixed 679
100% 672 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$54
EVGA(3842 6583) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 410
Reflection 399
Parallax 444
130% 417 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 407
Splatting 257
131% 300 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 131%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
407GB free
Firmware: CXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
343% Outstanding
Read 2,966
Write 2,005
Mixed 1,951
511% 2,307 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 70.7
254% 93.7 MB/s
DQ Read 561
DQ Write 518
DQ Mixed 263
273% 447 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 343%
Great: 324%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBF2X04JEEE36-12-K 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 27.1
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 83%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 83%
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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 1,392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $683
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $200SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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