Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 95.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics153% 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 Drive154% 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
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, 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 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, 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, 24 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 19 days ago, 17 days ago, 16 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 14 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 5 days ago, 4 days ago, 1 day ago, 16 hrs ago, 12 hrs ago, 11 hrs ago, 11 hrs ago, 11 hrs ago, 9 hrs ago, 8 hrs ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:03
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 463
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 761
MC Mixed 724
108% 719 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 95.7%
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 below expectations (29th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Lighting 521
Reflection 491
Parallax 586
168% 533 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 464
Splatting 254
141% 318 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 153%
Great: 185%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC300 SK hy 512GB
186GB free
Firmware: 2000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 1,276
Write 672
Mixed 901
210% 950 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 18.6
138% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 566
DQ Write 454
DQ Mixed 25.9
151% 349 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 154%
Great: 165%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
1TB 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 (10th percentile)
69% Good
Read 117
Write 124
Mixed 116
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 0.23
67% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
80.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 24
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 32.5
SC Mixed 24.8
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 93%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R5 Builds (Compare 1,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
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System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $694
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