Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 94.1%, 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170922
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:36
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 126
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 475
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 707
MC Mixed 672
100% 667 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 96%
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: 388.43
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 376
Parallax 383
122% 386 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 380
Splatting 233
122% 278 fps
Poor: 102%
This bench: 122%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
2TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 167
Mixed 147
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.21
79% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64AZ-2G3H1 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 25.4
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 24.8
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 74
54% 74 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 84%
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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 1,532 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $730
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