Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 16:38
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-6700K-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 126
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 396
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 633
MC Float 654
MC Mixed 684
98% 657 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
64.3% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 180
Parallax 191
61% 191 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 190
Splatting 114
67% 153 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$30
875GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 130 139 141 142 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 163
Write 146
Mixed 39.4
SusWrite 138
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
77.4% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 23.8
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.5
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 63%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Aurora R5 Builds (Compare 2,591 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $693
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