Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics70.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive130% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200305
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 15 '20 at 20:30
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Memory 87.1
1-Core 118
2-Core 226
83% 144 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 570
61% 473 Pts
64-Core 572
38% 572 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
Dell(1028 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.25
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.4% Very good
Lighting 275
Reflection 259
Parallax 270
72% 268 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 256
Splatting 207
71% 217 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20004A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 410 393 411 409 416 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 806
Write 118
Mixed 503
SusWrite 409
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 42
155% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 699
DQ Write 424
DQ Mixed 444
362% 522 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 130%
Great: 141%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 183 186 186 187 185 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 202
Write 182
Mixed 99.1
SusWrite 185
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 53% Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GU6MFR8N-TF 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
42% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 11.9
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.9
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 42%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R5 Builds (Compare 943 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $649
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