Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

Gaming 109%
Desktop 110%
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics120% 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 Drive163% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171213
Uptime7.9 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 06:09
Run Duration240 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
90% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 132
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 430
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 745
MC Mixed 686
102% 686 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 376
Reflection 352
Parallax 391
118% 373 fps
MRender 223
Gravity 375
Splatting 232
121% 276 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 120%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Read 1,588
Write 571
Mixed 893
223% 1,017 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 51.4
175% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 30.2
76% 157 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 163%
Great: 145%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 188
Mixed 122
125% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 5.38
4K Mixed 0.78
217% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 32GB
29GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
15.9% Very poor
Read 38.3
Write 10.4
Mixed 14.3
22% 21 MB/s
4K Read 5.61
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.04
131% 2.95 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 15.9%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1B1 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.1
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 22.6
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73%
Great: 120%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop 86%
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System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $669
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