Alienware Aurora

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics70.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
MemoryThe RAM on this system should be upgraded to at least 2GB although on 32bit systems 1GB will suffice as a bare minimum.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 04VWF2
Memory20.6 GB free of 0 GB @ 0 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100730
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:02
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 X 980-$800
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
67.4% Good
SC Int 81.5
SC Float 87.3
SC Mixed 83.4
67% 84.1 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 349
QC Mixed 336
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 607
MC Float 654
MC Mixed 636
95% 632 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Lighting 217
Reflection 190
Parallax 225
68% 211 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 202
Splatting 161
73% 170 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$225
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 228 228 233 232 233 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
66.2% Good
Read 249
Write 239
Mixed 231
SusWrite 231
54% 237 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 32.2
107% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 199
149% 199 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$32
253GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 95 95 96 97 96 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 93.2
Write 83.8
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 95.4
60% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 70%
Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB-$89
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 107 108 109 108 109 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 107
Write 105
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 108
70% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 73%
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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 868 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
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System: Alienware Aurora

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $430
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