Alienware Aurora

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
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 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 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 04VWF2
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20091028
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 25 '19 at 17:36
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i7 970-$483
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Memory 95.2
1-Core 97.1
2-Core 194
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 618
64% 502 Pts
64-Core 730
49% 730 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
Asus(1043 8619) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
64.2% Good
Lighting 237
Reflection 209
Parallax 228
62% 225 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 228
Splatting 180
65% 200 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 237 235 218 221 216 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
71.2% Very good
Read 260
Write 244
Mixed 236
SusWrite 228
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 37.2
122% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 198
149% 198 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB-$53
431GB free
Firmware: SD1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 97 98 95 99 100 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 88
Write 95
Mixed 45.8
SusWrite 97.9
60% 81.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 60%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$50
140GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 75 77 76 77 76 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 101
Write 76.2
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 76.2
58% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
null MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
50.2% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 16
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 10.9
SC Mixed 14
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 55%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora Builds (Compare 2,257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $746
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HDDRAMUSB
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