Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160902
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 22:31
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700-$293
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
70.6% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 217
77% 164 Pts
4-Core 374
8-Core 590
62% 482 Pts
64-Core 568
38% 568 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$522
Dell(1028 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 381
Reflection 359
Parallax 409
100% 383 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 386
Splatting 240
103% 286 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 337 297 170 124 108 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 453
Mixed 368
SusWrite 214
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 51.3
186% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 155
125% 181 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 132%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
225GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 160 163 163 163 163 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 126
Write 132
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 162
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GU6MFR8N-TF 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
40.2% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.6
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 11.6
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R5 Builds (Compare 3,643 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $692
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HDDRAMUSB
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