Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics46% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive119% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180713
Uptime2 Days
Run DateOct 17 '18 at 02:46
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$181
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Memory 83.9
1-Core 105
2-Core 205
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 403
54% 395 Pts
64-Core 408
27% 408 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
Dell(1028 1005) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.10.1
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
46% Average
Lighting 56.4
Reflection 65.2
Parallax 72.9
47% 64.8 fps
MRender 66.7
Gravity 55
Splatting 53.3
39% 58.3 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46%
Great: 54%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 167 277 174 196 193 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 838
Write 304
Mixed 400
SusWrite 205
96% 437 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 59
136% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 836
DQ Write 414
DQ Mixed 540
424% 597 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 119%
Great: 146%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
705GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 70 72 70 92 167 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 186
Write 71.3
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 90.3
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 108%
Seagate FA GoFlex Desk 1TB
380GB free, PID 5071
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
19.4% Very poor
Read 35.7
Write 33.7
Mixed 27
SusWrite 39.1
46% 33.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
95% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 20%
WD My Book 25EE 6TB
5.5TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 155 154 154 154 154 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 161
Write 154
Mixed 96.2
SusWrite 154
189% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
130% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64AZ-2G3B1 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
45.9% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 16.5
MC Mixed 14
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.4
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 46%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R6 Builds (Compare 1,876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $657
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