Alienware Aurora-R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 92.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive81.3% 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.
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
SystemAlienware Aurora-R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 046MHW
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110525
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 22:38
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i7-2600K-$375
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 480
109% 479 Pts
MC Int 599
MC Float 617
MC Mixed 619
92% 612 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$469
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 424
Reflection 387
Parallax 385
127% 399 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 417
Splatting 254
133% 304 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 131%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$253
649GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 520
Write 415
Mixed 424
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 63.2
4K Mixed 20.1
103% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 32.9
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 20.1
40% 75.3 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 133%
WD WD6001FSYZ-01SS7B0 6TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: ER03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 74% Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
66% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 20.5
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 21.1
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora-R3 Builds (Compare 722 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Alienware Aurora-R3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $751
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $145Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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