Alienware Aurora-R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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-R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0RV30W
Memory4.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.5 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100628
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateAug 15 '19 at 03:15
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7 860-$280
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
54.6% Above average
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 173
62% 131 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 380
43% 329 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$252
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.60
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 227
Reflection 196
Parallax 210
60% 211 fps
Gravity 215
Splatting 167
73% 191 fps
Poor: 51% Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$35
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 195
Write 208
Mixed 169
42% 190 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 9.9
54% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 72.2
77% 125 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
133GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 137 146 148 147 148 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 106
Write 108
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 142
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 108%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
252GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 111 112 112 113 111 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 158
Write 143
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 111
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
219% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-10666CL9-4GBNT0 F3-10666CL9-4GBNT0 F3-10666CL9-4GBNT0 F3-10666CL9-4GBNT0 16GB
1480, 1480, 1480, 1480 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
27.8% Poor
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 8
MC Mixed 7.2
23% 7.97 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 9.1
26% 9.1 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora-R2 Builds (Compare 336 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

System: Alienware Aurora-R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $280
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