Alienware Aurora

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 60.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics52.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive43.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 04VWF2
Memory1.6 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20091028
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 22:21
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 960-$283
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
60.2% Good
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 92.3
SC Mixed 90.1
71% 88.4 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 291
62% 276 Pts
MC Int 393
MC Float 414
MC Mixed 400
60% 402 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380X-$226
CLim: 1175 MHz, MLim: 1775 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
52.3% Above average
Lighting 151
Reflection 145
Parallax 224
55% 174 fps
MRender 111
Gravity 145
Splatting 91.8
50% 116 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$192
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
43.6% Average
Read 268
Write 68.7
Mixed 82.2
30% 140 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 13
77% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 89.9
DQ Mixed 29
51% 103 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 84%
Seagate ST3750528AS 750GB-$54
544GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 98.1
Write 101
Mixed 78
69% 92.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.5
109% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 65%
WD WD1500HLFS-01G6U1 150GB
131GB free
Firmware: 04.04V02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 114
Write 113
Mixed 113
86% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.89
4K Mixed 0.73
172% 1.51 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 68%
Seagate ST3750528AS 750GB-$54
110GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
46.9% Average
Read 80.7
Write 82.4
Mixed 77
60% 80 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.53
108% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3x2GB
3 of 6 slots used
6GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
58% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 21.9
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 14.3
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 58%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora Builds (Compare 1,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Alienware Aurora

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $444
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $383Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $146SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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