Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 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 71.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.6% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory40GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 40GB 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory34.8 GB free of 40 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181107
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 27 '19 at 14:27
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700-$306
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
71.4% Very good
1-Core 120
2-Core 221
81% 170 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 629
62% 493 Pts
64-Core 644
43% 644 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$324
Nvidia(10DE 12FB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Lighting 295
Reflection 256
Parallax 285
78% 279 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 267
Splatting 176
78% 234 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
8GB free
Firmware: MU02
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 442
Write 428
Mixed 345
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 41.1
144% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 234
202% 298 MB/s
Poor: 68% Great: 112%
Inateck ASM1153E 500GB
263GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 67 67 67 67 68 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
7.42% Terrible
Read 63.5
Write 63
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 67
13% 58.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
3% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 7.42%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
421GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 100 103 104 113 111 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 137
Write 134
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 106
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 108%
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$73
106GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 58 59 58 56 55 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 62
Write 54.5
Mixed 38.7
SusWrite 57.5
39% 53.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 64%
Innostor Innostor 64GB
36GB free, PID 0917
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 50 50 50 50 50 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
29.5% Poor
Read 112
Write 64.7
Mixed 1.8
SusWrite 49.7
65% 56.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0
35% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GU6AFR8N-UH HMA81GU6AFR8N-UH HMA81GU6AFR8N-UH 40GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 16384, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
77.4% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 26.1
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 22.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R6 Builds (Compare 4,545 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $721
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i7-9700K $360Nvidia RTX 2060 $324Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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