Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 82.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics133% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170712
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 16:55
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$276
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 407
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 581
MC Float 678
MC Mixed 598
92% 619 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$545
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2560 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.66
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 438
Reflection 397
Parallax 414
133% 416 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 415
Splatting 253
133% 304 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 133%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+1.8TBHDD
1.5TB free
Firmware: 15.5
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 19% Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF1G64AZ-2G3H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
75.3% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 22.2
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 23.8
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 79%
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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 1,521 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $686
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