Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics126% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware ÿÿÿÿÿÿ
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170210
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:47
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 472
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 621
MC Float 703
MC Mixed 668
99% 664 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 404
Reflection 381
Parallax 379
122% 388 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 401
Splatting 246
129% 294 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 126%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
780GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA810 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 144
Write 138
Mixed 131
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 0.54
4K Mixed 0.06
29% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$112
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
78.6% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.5
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 25.4
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 90%
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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 1,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $640
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