Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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 (13%). 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 R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 07:08
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i5-7400-$198
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 106
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 395
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 373
MC Float 419
MC Mixed 394
59% 396 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
Dell(1028 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2031 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
69.1% Good
Lighting 218
Reflection 198
Parallax 202
66% 206 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 201
Splatting 161
72% 168 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
867GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 175
Mixed 159
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.33
118% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
WD Green 1.5TB (2009)-$170
316GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
40.3% Average
Read 70.1
Write 70.2
Mixed 70.1
53% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.24
71% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 56%
WD My Passport 071A 1TB
606GB free, PID 071a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
16.6% Very poor
Read 33.9
Write 32.6
Mixed 32.6
42% 33 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.12
56% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 16.6%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.2% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 21.9
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 21.4
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R6 Builds (Compare 2,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $649
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