Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 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 79.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics122% 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 Drive109% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180713
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 03:15
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 i7-6700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
79.5% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 118
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 373
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 586
MC Float 686
MC Mixed 643
95% 638 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Dell(1028 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 395
Reflection 366
Parallax 384
121% 382 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 376
Splatting 237
122% 280 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 122%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 293 265 233 221 211 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 641
Write 370
Mixed 395
SusWrite 256
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 36.5
145% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 687
DQ Write 373
DQ Mixed 445
354% 502 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 109%
Great: 135%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
97GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 134 135 133 134 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 93
Write 53.2
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 133
64% 87 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
67.3% Good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 19.2
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 21.1
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 78%
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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: 89% - Excellent Total price: $663
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