Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 72.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics90.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171213
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:01
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 i7-6700-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
72.2% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 343
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 515
MC Float 617
MC Mixed 577
85% 570 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$323
Dell(1028 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Lighting 277
Reflection 269
Parallax 283
86% 276 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 262
Splatting 208
94% 220 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
641GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 143 153 168 159 167 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 155
Write 177
Mixed 58
SusWrite 154
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
134% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GU6MFR8N-TF 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
39% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 11.7
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 11.4
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R5 Builds (Compare 1,601 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $642
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HDDRAMUSB
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