Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 97.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics151% 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 Drive160% 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, 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, 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. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 03:51
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 480
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 669
MC Float 760
MC Mixed 734
108% 721 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 97.8%
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 (37th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Lighting 512
Reflection 484
Parallax 589
167% 528 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 458
Splatting 249
139% 314 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 151%
Great: 182%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC300 SK hy 512GB
290GB free
Firmware: 5A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 1,416
Write 692
Mixed 849
217% 986 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 18.3
138% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 536
DQ Write 450
DQ Mixed 24.2
146% 337 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 160%
Great: 164%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 138
Write 122
Mixed 120
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 0.52
4K Mixed 0.23
62% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 113%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 1TB
843GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 135
Write 96.8
Mixed 106
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.24
79% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 101%
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 (69th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 24.3
82% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 24.8
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 93%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
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System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $752
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