Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 76.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics97.4% 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 Drive111% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160816
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 05:18
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-6700-$315
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
76.9% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 113
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 364
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 551
MC Float 649
MC Mixed 608
90% 603 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$280
Dell(1028 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.25
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Lighting 297
Reflection 280
Parallax 295
92% 291 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 283
Splatting 228
102% 237 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 200 192 162 147 137 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 804
Write 414
Mixed 472
SusWrite 201
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 38.3
136% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 680
DQ Write 414
DQ Mixed 491
381% 528 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 111%
Great: 135%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 154 170 171 173 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 79.6
Mixed 77.3
SusWrite 167
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GU6MFR8N-TF 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
41.1% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12.1
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.1
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 42%
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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 2,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $595
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HDDRAMUSB
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