Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 90.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 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.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170223
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:45
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 134
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 428
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 718
MC Mixed 714
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 376
Parallax 392
123% 389 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 379
Splatting 238
122% 279 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 122%
Great: 144%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 157
Mixed 150
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.19
67% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A1K43CB2-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
77% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 22.2
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 24.1
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77%
Great: 96%
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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 1,519 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $705
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $135
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $89G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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