Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics90.3% 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 Drive176% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory25.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1824 x 1026 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 01 '18 at 03:20
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$279
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
70.5% Very good
1-Core 130
2-Core 230
86% 180 Pts
4-Core 389
8-Core 641
65% 515 Pts
64-Core 650
44% 650 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Dell(1028 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Lighting 331
Reflection 358
Parallax 406
89% 365 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 377
Splatting 234
92% 279 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5512GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57DA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 515 496 432 357 300 378 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
176% Outstanding
Read 1,391
Write 496
Mixed 914
SusWrite 413
178% 804 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 53.4
189% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 885
DQ Write 760
DQ Mixed 760
587% 802 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 176%
Great: 229%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$44
135GB free
Firmware: 0C3G37R5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 139 106 108 107 102 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 443
Write 426
Mixed 354
SusWrite 144
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 17.7
101% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 178
150% 223 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$31
284GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 155 157 154 156 152 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 138
Mixed 68
SusWrite 154
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 115%
Seagate ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB
718GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 88 89 91 95 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 76
Write 114
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 90.2
63% 85.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.5
181% 2 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 72%
Kingston DTR30G2 16GB
11GB free, PID 16a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 46 46 46 44 46 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
33.9% Below average
Read 138
Write 45
Mixed 20
SusWrite 40.2
65% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1
101% 4.2 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
68.5% Good
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 21.8
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 20.9
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 115%
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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 2,952 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
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System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $674
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