Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics75.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateMar 30 '21 at 01:55
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 49%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
66.9% Good
Memory 81.3
1-Core 95.1
2-Core 176
70% 118 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 516
50% 400 Pts
64-Core 531
36% 531 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.9% Very good
Lighting 93.7
Reflection 105
Parallax 104
76% 101 fps
MRender 93.5
Gravity 94.3
Splatting 96.2
76% 94.7 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 90 83 65 70 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.2% Good
Read 84.2
Write 222
Mixed 405
SusWrite 86.2
46% 199 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 72.6
4K Mixed 45.6
101% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 802
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 113
186% 377 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 146%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
161GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 66 76 77 79 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 113
Write 84
Mixed 35.4
SusWrite 72.9
56% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.3
72% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$20
322GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 126 126 125 125 124 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 119
Write 109
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 125
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A1K43CB2-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
70.4% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21.9
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 20.1
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 78.1
51% 78.1 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R6 Builds (Compare 2,878 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $727
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