Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 77.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics101% 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 Drive84% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory54.4 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171006
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateApr 29 '18 at 01:06
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Memory 83.1
1-Core 117
2-Core 214
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 612
64% 502 Pts
64-Core 609
41% 609 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 360
Reflection 364
Parallax 413
94% 379 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 381
Splatting 234
102% 280 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$398
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 478
Write 331
Mixed 340
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 25.9
109% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 56.5
98% 194 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84%
Great: 105%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$79
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 187
Mixed 173
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.22
111% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
68.4% Good
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 22.4
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 75.1
53% 75.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 124%
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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 3,939 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $714
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $165Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-9600K $199Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $56
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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