Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics39.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive93% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
10 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170223
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 00:56
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User KOR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$170
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
78.3% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 411
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 410
62% 412 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
Dell(1028 3512) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1777 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.95
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
39.3% Below average
Lighting 123
Reflection 83.6
Parallax 123
38% 110 fps
MRender 81
Gravity 115
Splatting 85.1
40% 93.6 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
297GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 394
Mixed 408
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 59.9
4K Mixed 34.9
124% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 117
121% 196 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93%
Great: 115%
WD My Passport 0827 2TB
355GB free, PID 0827
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
27% Poor
Read 62.1
Write 61.2
Mixed 55.2
76% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.19
59% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 27%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GU6MFR8N-UH 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
44.1% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 12.1
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 13.7
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 44%
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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 1,901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $737
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HDDRAMUSB
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