Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics116% 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 Drive85.1% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180502
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 10:57
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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-$304
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 103
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 418
86% 382 Pts
MC Int 605
MC Float 667
MC Mixed 654
96% 642 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 371
Reflection 349
Parallax 406
119% 375 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 355
Splatting 220
113% 259 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 116%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 54 92 110 170 124 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 1,282
Write 26
Mixed 141
SusWrite 107
82% 389 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 41
79% 19.6 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 164%
PNY CS900 240GB SSD
117GB free
Firmware: CS90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 149 124 136 146 148 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
66.9% Good
Read 496
Write 310
Mixed 258
SusWrite 146
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 74.2
4K Mixed 17.4
100% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 82.6
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 94.5
103% 164 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 42 39 39 36 43 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KM0VW4-MID 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
42.4% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 12.7
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 14.9
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 80%
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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 2,503 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $714
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