Alienware Aurora-R2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 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 52.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics50.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive29.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora-R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0RV30W
Memory5.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.5 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100628
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 16 '19 at 14:17
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 (97th percentile)
52.6% Above average
1-Core 82.1
2-Core 158
57% 120 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 362
42% 323 Pts
64-Core 366
24% 366 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Lighting 183
Reflection 150
Parallax 162
48% 165 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 187
Splatting 142
51% 154 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$35
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 109 174 187 121 51 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
29.1% Poor
Read 152
Write 180
Mixed 146
SusWrite 124
34% 150 MB/s
4K Read 9.1
4K Write 15.3
4K Mixed 8
32% 10.8 MB/s
DQ Read 96.9
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 62.7
66% 107 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 29.1%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
19GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 105 122 90 101 117 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 127
Write 129
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 107
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
187% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 108%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
40GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 96 98 91 84 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 122
Write 112
Mixed 79
SusWrite 92.2
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-10666CL9-4GBNT0 F3-10666CL9-4GBNT0 F3-10666CL9-4GBNT0 F3-10666CL9-4GBNT0 16GB
1500, 1500, 1500, 1500 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
26.4% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 7.3
MC Mixed 6.4
22% 7.57 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 9.3
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26.4%
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 333 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

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