Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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.
Very high background CPU (76%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170922
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 05:51
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 76%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 (2nd percentile)
47.8% Average
SC Int 83.5
SC Float 83.1
SC Mixed 98.9
71% 88.5 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 148
QC Mixed 175
43% 188 Pts
MC Int 349
MC Float 401
MC Mixed 383
56% 378 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance n/a - GPU benchmark error
Poor: 84% Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 750GB-$190
662GB free
Firmware: M0CR011 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 479
Write 337
Mixed 335
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 21.9
88% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 39.1
87% 181 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 85%
Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 12 59GB
55GB free
Firmware: X413 Max speed: Unknown
4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
67.5% Good
Read 476
Write 238
Mixed 304
75% 339 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 21.7
82% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 41.7
76% 147 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 63%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: Unknown
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 62% Great: 107%
Drobo 5C 70.5TB
65TB free, PID 3443
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
28.3% Poor
Read 40.9
Write 41.9
Mixed 41.4
54% 41.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.22
4K Mixed 0.63
168% 1.95 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 23.3
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 5
SC Write 10.9
SC Mixed 7.3
22% 7.73 GB/s
Latency 83.7
48% 83.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 87%
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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 2,423 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $688
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