Alienware Aurora-R3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 65.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics10.9% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive81.1% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 8 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemAlienware Aurora-R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 046MHW
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110525
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:41
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i5-2300
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
65.7% Good
SC Int 86.3
SC Float 87.6
SC Mixed 87.1
70% 87 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 347
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 348
MC Float 343
MC Mixed 342
52% 344 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 545
Nvidia(10DE 091D) 1GB
CLim: 870 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
10.9% Very poor
Lighting 48.5
Reflection 25.9
Parallax 21.4
12% 31.9 fps
MRender 23.9
Gravity 24.6
Splatting 24
10% 24.2 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.9%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$129
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 341 352 355 276 212 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 490
Write 355
Mixed 311
SusWrite 292
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 30.8
104% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 189
160% 234 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT2GC64B88B0 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
51.7% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.2
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 17.1
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 52%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora-R3 Builds (Compare 856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Alienware Aurora-R3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $881
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